We live in a hyperactive world in which active lifestyles and overachievers are celebrated. In fact, we try to squeeze as much as we can into the day –– with no time to spare. When we’re not busy multitasking, we’re racing from activity to activity. Right? So when was the last time you did nothing, simply because you thought doing nothing was time well spent?… Read More»
One of the most important roles of a leader is to build trust. Unfortunately, many people unknowingly interact with others in ways that erode trust and set a poor example. A subtle expression or a clear, overt response may impact your ability to build trust. Don’t be one of these trust monkeys. There is a better way…. Read More»
Collaboration is one of the keys to high levels of productivity. The old rules about collaboration no longer apply. The only rules that exist are the ones you make up for the particular transaction. That’s why it’s so important to have a method that will take care of any collaborative transaction, which is every transaction…. Read More»
In case you missed them, here are the 5 most popular articles for the month of June. Enjoy!
Help! I have found myself frantically swimming to shore, the salt water stinging my eyes, and have come to the stark realization I am surrounded by Jellyfish. No matter where I turn, there they are—bobbing aimlessly into me–hindering progress, and making my path to safety and success unclear. … Read More»
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Most of us think about legacy as something we leave behind. But we have our focus on the time backwards. Dr. Andrew Thorn says that legacy is the quality of who we become. And this is a very present day oriented perspective. Because, as Dr. Thorn explains, “the real work [for leaders] is becoming the person that [they] can be, the best that [they] can be.”… Read More»
What could you, a Social Age business leader, possibly learn from a man who died more than 200 years ago, before the Industrial Age was even underway?
Only the most important lesson in leadership, that’s all…. Read More»
Part of the equation to do work that matters is to know when to engage in strategic conversations. Strategic conversations are purposefully designed conversations intended to produce high-stakes outcomes that deliver results at a critical time for the business. Think of them as the antithesis of meetings-as-usual…. Read More»
It has been called the greatest photograph of all time. It may well be the most widely reproduced, even winning the Pulitzer Prize for photography. Snapped on February 23, 1945 as our nation was fighting its way across the Pacific as part of the World War II island hopping campaign , it served as the symbol for the Seventh War Loan Drive, adorned a postage stamp, and appeared on the cover of countless magazines and newspapers across the globe. The photo even served as the model for the Marine Corps War Memorial that today stands in Arlington, Virginia–a timeless symbol of the cost our military members are willing to bear in defending the values, ideas, and principles this great nation was originally founded upon…. Read More»