Category Archives: Management

Leadership & Being Real – Being Better and Doing the Right Thing

“Knowing the material Self-Betrayal leads to self-deception and “the box”. When you’re in the box, you can’t focus on results Your influence and success will depend on being out of the box You get out of the box as you … Continue reading

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Self-Worth, Success and Failure, Trying Again

“You’ve designed a product or written an article or created apiece of art that you want to share with a group of friends.  Sharing something that you’ve created is a vulnerable but essential part of engaged and Wholehearted living.  It’s … Continue reading

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Goal Setting, Productivity & Vision

“We all know how important it is to have goals, right? And not just any goals, but stretch goals. Big Hairy Audacious Goals (or BHAGs, as they’re known to the inner goal-setting crowd). It makes sense: if you don’t know … Continue reading

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The Myth of Multitasking, Finding Focus, Quality vs. Quantity

“Indeed, excessive stimulation seems to impede learning: a recent study found that people learn better after a quiet stroll through the woods than after a noisy walk down a city street.  Another study, of 38,000 knowledge workers across different sectors, … Continue reading

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Introversion – Listening before Speaking – Adding Value Quietly

“A well-know study out of UC Berkeley by organizational behavior professor Philip Tetlock found that television pundits – that is, people who earn their livings by holding forth confidently on the basis of limited information – make worse predictions about … Continue reading

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Productivity, Focus and Multi-Tasking

“Schwartz argues that it’s up to individuals and managers to avoid the multitasking trap. But I look at it a different way: ultimately, it’s up to institutions to make sure employees are focused. Businesses and government agencies that are serious … Continue reading

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Management – Flexibility – Work & Life Balance

“Most employers still tell their employees when to come to work, when to leave, and how they’re expected to work when they’re there. Why not measure employees by the value they create, rather than by the number of hours they … Continue reading

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Business Leadership & Management – Trust

“The mismatch between what we all intuitively know and our talent management practices and leadership messages are at the heart of the lack of trust. Restoring trust requires establishing a new, realistic relationship — one both sides believe — translated … Continue reading

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