INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Here’s insight and perspective about just how fortunate you are – no matter what adversity you’re going through. It’s inspired … [Read more...]
Want to Be a Hero to Your Employees? Stop This 1 Toxic Behavior Immediately
It's hard enough to build a fulfilling workplace--you don't need to unwittingly undo the good you've done with this one uber-debilitating behavior.
We all want to do work that matters. So what is the literal opposite of work that matters? Well, work that doesn't matter. Work that is literally a waste of time, has no point to … [Read more...]
These 9 Questions Will Get You 100% Clear on What Your Boss Expects
Ask and ye shall receive--clarity
I’m betting that everyone reading this understands the importance of knowing what your boss expects from you. Duh. The problem lies in the assumptions we make and the lack of … [Read more...]
This Surprising Question May Hold the Key to Your Happiness and Success at Work
It caught me off guard, but it's wildly correlated with you liking your job.
There are few things left that surprise me; I’m betting it’s the same for you. So when I come across something unexpected in doing research for this column, I take pause, … [Read more...]
This Leading Indicator of High-Performers Will Surprise You
Gallup issued a report confirming a very surprising top performance predictor
Gallup issued their State of the American Workplace report, complete with its list of top predictors of engagement/performance/productivity. The list was populated with the usual … [Read more...]
This One Viral Question Could Change Everything
A third-grade teacher asked students one question. Their answers are opening up hearts and minds around the world.
Third grade teacher Kyle Schwartz decided one day to write a simple, open-ended question on the chalkboard. In her wildest dreams, she couldn’t have anticipated what would … [Read more...]
Want Your Boss to Be a Fierce Advocate of Yours? Be Great at These 6 Specific Things
Winning your boss's love is not about being great. It's about being great at the right things
The search for appreciation and approval from the boss is a quest that's been around since the invention of the hierarchy. Everyone wants it; we all spend … [Read more...]
These Simple Daily habits are surprisingly energizing to others
Showing respect is a surprising form of energizing reward and recognition given dismal levels of civility in the workplace. Here’s easy ways to show it each day.
Odds are, you’ll never hear someone complain that they’re getting too much recognition. Good news is there’s a wealth of opportunity to reward and recognize every … [Read more...]
Want Your Child to Be as Successful as Bill Gates? Try His Model for Raising Kids (Inspired By His Parents)
Bill and Melinda Gates know a thing or two about success -- and fostering it in children
Who wouldn't want their child to hit the heights of success that Bill Gates has enjoyed? While it's ludicrous to set that as a bar, there's still much to … [Read more...]
This Author of 15 Parenting Books Says Kids Who Grow Up Confident Have Parents Who Do These 7 Things
It's no mystery how to instill self-confidence in your child
The link between self-confidence and success is undeniable. The most successful leaders I've ever encountered were confident without being arrogant. And … [Read more...]