*Note: I’ve been asked so frequently about giving tough feedback, I made it the entire focus of this week’s issue. INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Giving difficult … [Read more...]
Issue #38: On the Truth About Vulnerability, Owning Your Career and Happiness, and More.
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) I discovered something I have in common with Harvard's Amy Edmondson – a belief in the truth about vulnerability. We … [Read more...]
How To Change Your Limiting Beliefs, According To A Harvard Psychologist
If you still have them, it's time to let go
We’re all made up of stories. In fact, life is one long narrative and we’re all trying to write the best chapters we can before “The End.” A deep way to start this article, I … [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 #17: On the Golden Rule of Influence, Stories Told About You, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) Here’s a simple, but profound, truth. People don't remember us for what we do for ourselves, they remember us for what we do for … [Read more...]
Issue #12: On Intelligent Autonomy, Encouraging Debate, and More
INSIGHTS (on leadership/self-leadership) You know the importance of granting autonomy, but might not know that research shows there’s a dark side to it. For … [Read more...]
If You Answer Yes to This 1 Question, You’re Unintentionally Holding Yourself Back From Success
This profound question can unveil more than you think and spur change greater than you'd imagine.
Here's a truth: Many of us don't really notice our life has gotten off track until it's off track. It can happen to business owners, corporate citizens, … [Read more...]
7 Things Separate Those Who Write That Book Inside Them From Those Who Only Dream About It
Sharing your expertise with the world via the written word is something many dream of but far fewer accomplish
It's something many dream of. Ask around your office who wants to write a book someday, to share (and monetize) their knowledge, and you'll be astonished. I've … [Read more...]
As Offices Re-Open It’s Time to Rekindle Camaraderie. Science Shows You 8 Ways How
We're all stretched too thin, so how about some depth? Build camaraderie and build a longer, richer life.
Call it the Great Camaraderie Conundrum. Before COVID-19 hit, research indicated that 80 percent of us were spending more time with co-workers than family. At some point, that will … [Read more...]
Learning to Lead Yourself First is the Real Secret to Great Leadership
If you want to climb the ladder as a leader, you can't miss the first rung--learning how to lead yourself. Two Indiana University experts show how.
Everyone and their mother has their secret to leadership and there’s no shortage of articles on leadership lessons extracted from virtually … [Read more...]