INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) It’s too easy to have a busy week that blends into an overwhelming month, and then another, and before you know it, a year has gone by. … [Read more...]
Issue #59: On Restoring Your Happiness, Taking Pride in Your Work, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Music gave me a sign this past weekend. I was at the BottleRock music festival in Napa Valley, and was struck by the number of … [Read more...]
Be Inspired By Steve Jobs’s Last Words And Live An Awesome Life.
The icon inspired right up to his last breath with words that inspire you to make more of each of yours.
A few years back, a meme was circulating about Steve Jobs supposed deathbed speech on the evils of pursuing a life of wealth. Except, it wasn't true (I … [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...]
8 Teachable Moments to Help You Develop Your Employees
The signals are all around us if you know how to spot them--teachable moments that will greatly accelerate your people's development.
Our greatest responsibility as a leader is to help others become better versions of themselves (our second greatest is to appoint someone to run the March Madness … [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...]
The Most Popular Course in Yale History is On How to Live A Happier Life (Here’s What You Learn)
News flash–adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by). It … [Read more...]
Want to Give Your Career a Jolt? Try These 4 Counterintuitive Ways to Create Your Own Opportunities
Not-so-typical advice for giving your achievements and career prospects a much-needed bump.
It's all too easy to get stuck in a rut at work, where a sense of sameness takes up residence, learning and growing is stunted, and career advancement … [Read more...]