INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Here’s a focused way to turn your boss into your raving fan, shared with me by a high-level HR exec. Write this down on an … [Read more...]
Issue #55: On the 3 “Ups” of Leadership, an Unexpected Form of Hope, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Talk to any well-respected, seasoned leader about what makes them so good in their role (and I have, hundreds and hundreds of … [Read more...]
Doing These 3 Things Will Instantly Improve Your Company’s Culture
They're easy to do but will make a big impact
Everyone knows there are unspoken rules that lead to a toxic culture (like risks are actually punished, not rewarded). But what happens when leaders don't seem to … [Read more...]
These 12 Questions Help You Communicate During Times of Change
Ask employees, or your boss
Every person’s experience with change is shaped by their past experiences with it. These experiences can form biases, fears, assumptions, and perceptions that can negatively affect … [Read more...]
Want Your Team to Better Adapt to Change? Try the 3 Circles of Commitment
They’ll help you change too.
We’ve all experienced no shortage of change the last few years, that’s for certain. News flash: the pace of change won’t be slowing down any time soon, either. Which makes it even … [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...]
Down on Clowns Lately? Not After Meeting This Ringling Bros. Clown Turned Entrepreneur
Clowns have gotten a bad rap lately in the news, but this clown turned entrepreneur, startup innovator, and TED talk veteran is no Bozo. He shares six lessons for entrepreneurial success.
The nationwide creepy-clown scare may have you clown-jaded, but Paul Miller will redeem his profession. After Miller's years of success as a Ringling Bros. Circus clown, the … [Read more...]
‘Shark Tank’ Took a Bite Out of This Founder, but He Swims On (and You Should Too)
The founder of #besomebody took his mauling on the show as just another day in the ocean of entrepreneurship. Here's what you can learn from the resilient Kash Shaikh
The Sharks on ABC's 'Shark Tank' were in a feeding frenzy, and Kash Shaikh was wearing chum underwear. At least in the eight minutes viewers saw. (Shaikh was actually … [Read more...]
Warren Buffett Says You Should Read 500 Pages a Day (Yikes). Here Are 7 Ways to at Least Read More
Before you say "But I don't have time," take the time to read this
We're all searching for ways to be above average performers. Good news, I've found a low bar for you--in the number of books your competition (fellow humans) read annually. … [Read more...]
This 1 Regret Will Hold You Back the Most (It’s the Worst of Those Shared By 21 Billionaires)
Even billionaires do some things wrong in life. Learn from their regrets.
Most of us have a regret or two that's affected our success and happiness. Even those who have climbed to the peak of success, like billionaires, have regrets. When we … [Read more...]