Working from home during the pandemic presented a breakaway from the traditional office routines – and with it, time to reflect on our careers and what might be next. No longer did we dress up for work, stress in traffic or compete for parking. Rushing to meetings became a simple keyboard click. At first, we experienced a concoction of complexity, chaos, ambiguity and … [Read more...] about Find Your Burning Yes
Recently while attending a professional baseball game, I was paying special attention to the music that is played in the stadium as each player comes up to bat. As many of you know, these pro players can ask to have whatever music they would like played when they are getting ready to hit. The idea is that it will help them get psyched up. It is called their “walk up” … [Read more...] about Your “Walk Up” Music
The 1989 film, Field of Dreams, inspired many people and was nominated for Best Picture of the Year. A number of people I know still call it their favorite movie ever. Recently, the Chicago White Sox and New York Yankees played a game on the original “field of dreams” in Iowa that was quite nostalgic for those of us who loved the movie (and it was the most watched regular … [Read more...] about Your Field of Dreams
A dear childhood friend of mine, and very popular kid in our neighborhood was cast for a popular TV sitcom as a newspaper delivery boy. Each week he collected the sum of $2.10 from subscribers. His signature line, “it’s two-ten for the week” earned him the nickname, “Twoten.” We were young, dedicated athletes. I took basketball seriously and I had to train hard and take … [Read more...] about What is Your Work Metabolism?
Sustained high performance. Isn’t that what we all aspire to? We want to bring our A Game every day in order to make a difference as leaders. Managing our energy on a daily basis is key to giving us this opportunity for sustained high performance. Here are some tips from time management coach Elizabeth Grace Saunders on how to maximize our energy for high … [Read more...] about Maximize Your Energy, Daily