Stress is everywhere some days. Focus? Elusive. A proven strategy for resilience and focus is meditation, one I use and recommend often to others, and that others share with me. Here are a few: From colleague Erin Owen, About Meditation From a big four partner: guided mediations with a purpose ranging from under 5 minutes […]
I read a terrific HBR blog post today, “Stop People From Wasting Your Time” where author Dorie Clark provides suggestions to help you help others make the most of something very valuable: time.
Brainstorming or group think? Recent articles like this one by Rebecca Greenfield for Fast Company point out some of the challenges with brainstorming. In a group session, (1) early ideas are more likely to take hold, “anchoring” the focus and limiting innovation, and (2) she who speaks the softest isn’t heard, or the corollary: the loudest take […]
Inspired by an article providing 9 Traits That Define Great Leadership, Part 1 of this 3-part series of posts provided steps to bring that list to life. It’s a thorough list for authentic leadership. But what if your idea of leadership is different?
This morning I read an article about the 9 Traits That Define Great Leadership and thought about how to use this a tool for development. Theory is foundational, but ACTION is what brings it to life and makes it stick. “If you want to join the ranks of the best of the best, make sure you […]
After hundreds of discussions about this cool tool, today I decided that it’s time to write it down and share it here. If you like it too, share the link to this blog to pay it forward. History: Positive Psychology scholars researched and discovered 24 different Character Strengths and Virtues common to people all around […]