INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) This is me taking in the famous “Hollywood” sign, from a well-positioned rooftop restaurant. I was brunching here when I … [Read more...]
Issue #72: On “Quiet Quitting”
This week, we break from the normal format (sort of) to encourage discussion. I’ll pose a question I’d love to hear your opinion on, after giving you an Insight, Imperfection, and … [Read more...]
Issue #43: On How the NFL’s Man of the Year Inspires Others, Creating Momentum, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Los Angeles Rams lineman Andrew Whitworth recently won the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. In his acceptance … [Read more...]
This Counterintuitive Approach is Key for Fostering High-Performing Teams
So few teams get this right.
We’re all looking for an edge to boost team performance or experience-based secrets to success. One thing’s for sure, any formula for success requires an intense … [Read more...]
16 Lessons Dana Vollmer Learned Going From Baby to Rio Gold Medal in 17 Months: An Exclusive Interview
This exclusive interview with the first USA swim mom to win gold reveals insight on succeeding as a mom and a professional that's worth diving into
17 months after having her son Arlen, Dana Vollmer won a gold medal in swimming at the Rio Olympics. For perspective, it takes me 17 months to get around to putting the … [Read more...]
If You’re Calling Your Adult Child’s Boss, Just Don’t (a Stunning New Study Says 11 Percent Are)
New research shows how far 'snowplow' parents will go and the damage they cause.
The recent college admissions scandal certainly shows how far some parents will go to give their kids the best. But a new study by Morning Consult … [Read more...]
Child Psychiatry Experts Says Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Taught Them These 4 Traits
Few skills are more important to instill in your children than the ability to be mentally strong.
The pursuit of giving your kids the best chance to succeed covers many facets. This includes helping them become well-adjusted or helping them build their … [Read more...]
5 Ways You’re Contributing to a Toxic Culture Without Realizing It
Even the best of us can contribute to a worsening of culture (but we don't have to).
Toxic cultures have had a high profile of late, whether it's the Dallas Mavericks or the Los Angeles Lakers. Given this, it's easy to fall into a "I'm glad it's them … [Read more...]
Albert Einstein’s Note on the Key to Happiness Sold For $1.56 Million (But It’s Only Half Right)
Someone literally bought a single sentence on happiness written by Einstein. But here, money isn't buying happiness (just an incomplete theory).
I’ve written on what psychology says is the key to happiness, the employee happiness equation, and the 5 unhappiness traps, so I was piqued to see what Albert … [Read more...]
Jeff Bezos Says His Most Talented Leaders Empower Others Using This 1 Powerful Approach
What a leader should decide or delegate can be tough to discern -- but Jeff Bezos has a distinct POV on the matter
Jeff Bezos couldn't have gotten to the heights he's achieved by keeping a firm hold on all the decisions Amazon has to make. Like many other aspects of … [Read more...]