INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Ever get a piece of advice that really stuck in your brain, that you found drawing on repeatedly? (I’d love for you to share it, by … [Read more...]
Issue # 91: On 4 Magic Words to Use in Interviews, Balanced Leadership, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) A very high-level executive at a Fortune 50 company recently reminded me of the importance of not being one-dimensional in times of … [Read more...]
Issue #60: On What a Race Car Driver Teaches Us About Criticism, Being Proactive, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) The key to handling criticism lies in, of all places, the words of renowned race car driver Mario Andretti. He once shared his … [Read more...]
Avoid These 5 Traps So You Don’t Look Incompetent At Work
We can all easily fall into any one of these traps. Keep from falling in
This just in - work is hard. It's difficult enough to show up how we'd like: as confident versus insecure, as open to feedback instead of fearing criticism, or as emotionally … [Read more...]
Issue #25: On Dramatic Business Growth, Handling Criticism, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) A powerful way to dramatically grow your business is to ask yourself, “What business do I really compete in?” How might … [Read more...]
Issue #18: On Developing Better Business Judgment, the Steve Jobs Rule for Handling Criticism, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Better results come from better decisions, which most directly come from better judgment. Research from the London … [Read more...]
4 Reasons You’re Getting Burned Out at Work (And What to Do About It)
Just 4 questions can uncover the real culprit
In 2019, The World Health Organization published its latest International Classification of Diseases and labeled workplace burnout a medical diagnosis. Since we went to a remote … [Read more...]
Stop Doing These 9 Things if You Don’t Want to Come Across as Insecure
Job security is evasive enough--why would you chase away goodwill with insecurity? Here's how to avoid it.
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are one of many groups to have proven a very direct link between self-confidence and success. So why on earth … [Read more...]
I Took This Emotional Intelligence Test – Here’s What I Learned About EQ (And What You Can Too)
Emotional intelligence as a leadership skill is only growing in importance. Here's how to grow yours.
We’ve now all heard enough about emotional intelligence that we know it must be part of our repertoire as a leader, co-worker, parent, and friend. But emotional … [Read more...]
The 11 Best Things I’ve Learned from the Worst Bosses I’ve Had
Three decades of bosses later and I’m thankful for even the worst of them (11 lessons thankful).
I’ve had some great, role model bosses. Ones that were in-touch and led from the heart, ones that always delivered results, ones you’d follow into … [Read more...]