INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Does anyone really look forward to networking events, like job fairs or industry get-togethers? Many drudgingly go, and then double … [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 #40: On Overcoming Limiting Beliefs, and Showing Empathy Remotely
INSIGHTS & IMPERFECTIONS This week, I’m blending these two sections to share the power of conducting a belief exchange. We often think of limiting … [Read more...]
Five Ways to Simplify your Work
You might be trying too hard
A study used brain scans to prove that we learn better when we write down information by hand rather than typing information into a keyboard. It got me thinking about what other … [Read more...]
Use the Law of Opposites to Stand Out Among the Zillion Zoom Meetings You’re In
If you’ve got to sit in 1,000 virtual meetings, you might as well stand out
You just…can’t…do…another…one today. Zoom meetings that is. (Or Microsoft Teams, or Google Hangouts etc. etc. etc.) It’s a work hazard today as real as the hazards that … [Read more...]
The 1 Best Tip for Succeeding in 5 Key Roles You Play at Work
You wear so many hats—might as well wear them well.
In my new book, Leading from the Middle: A Playbook for Managers to Influence Up, Down, and Across the Organization, I discuss the fact that we’ve taken on multiple roles and wear … [Read more...]
Mentally Strong People Do 5 These Things For a Greater Sense of Control In Their Life
Work and life have a way of feeling out of control--but the mentally toughest have powerful hacks.
There's little in life that feels as uncomfortable as living with a sense that things are spinning out of control. We want autonomy at work and to not … [Read more...]
Want to Better Balance Your Work and Life Without Feeling Guilty? Stop Apologizing For These 5 Things
It's hard enough to integrate your work and life in a way that works--don't add guilt to the mix.
There are very few people that don't struggle with work-life balance, at least to some extent. We all want to get better at it, but we don't want to make tradeoffs in … [Read more...]
7 Keys to Excel at Working From Home
Working remotely effectively became a required job skill overnight. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.
The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost, which is good, since COVID-19, well, you know. The good news is that the biggest … [Read more...]