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Recent Daily Notes
Moment by moment, every chance we get, we can catch ourselves feeling bad and find a way to raise our buzz, to feel good. With each little thing–remaining calm despite traffic on the highway, letting [...]
“What got you here won’t get you there.” – Marshall Goldsmith. “There is no need to change. Survival is not mandatory.” – W. Edwards Deming. “Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when [...]
Wealth and status. Credentials and fame. Prestige and affluence. Contrary to some thought, none of these are bad. What is damaging to us and our world is pursuing them thinking they bring happiness. In fact, [...]
What we blame on an organization’s inability to execute is often a problem with the management team. Show me an organization that continues to struggle, and I will show you a management team that is [...]
Think big: what could be so much better than it is now? To get that, we don’t need a special title. We don’t need permission. We can start without money. We don’t need a plan. [...]
There is a bit of a bun fight going on in the career coaching world about what it takes to have a successful career. On one side, experts advise us to follow our passion. “Do [...]
Here are three work-life balance roadblocks and ways to clear them: We see “work” as something we struggle through. We see the grind, the guilt about tasks not yet done, the politics, the commute, the [...]
As leaders, our job is not really about finance, operations, sales, strategy, law, board- and investor relations, HR, labor relations, regulations, or marketing–though these things are important and we may be good at them. Our [...]
Just for today, let’s use the word ‘strawberry’ to mean a solution, an answer, an idea, or a bit of advice. If the object of our work is to come up with strawberries, we as [...]
There is a fundamental insight that can change everything. At some point, hopefully, each of us as leaders (with or without title) realizes it. For, without this insight, we will continue to struggle. The insight: [...]