It’s true that “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” (Though I want to believe that what you know is also very important!) Therefore, making sure that you have an effective network is very important to your productivity and long term success. Research reported in Harvard Business Review* states that highly satisfied, high performers have a collection of people in … [Read more...] about Power Up Your Network
While some might buck the “New Year” trend of setting goals for yourself as arbitrary, I still like the fresh start of a new year. My oldest son woke up on the morning of January 1st, excitedly telling me, “It’s 2019! Happy New Year!” We decided that a good New Year’s Resolution would be to eat more protein (he’s always hungry). My almost 5-year old son said he wanted to … [Read more...] about How are your New Year’s resolutions coming?
New Year’s Resolutions are quite a tradition. In a piece I wrote for The Washington Post a number of years ago, I recommend setting “Goals” vs “Resolutions.” But regardless, one of the most popular of these – and I believe the hardest – is the goal to “lose weight.” Having some experience with this goal myself, here are some tips to support you in reaching the goal. Set … [Read more...] about The Hardest New Year’s Goal
The following blog was first printed for Thanksgiving 2012 and honors my Dad who died in 2014. I reprint it here in his honor. You probably don’t have time to read this because you are ON THE GO! Same here. In fact, I didn’t have time to write this because I am ON THE GO! But, if you take a couple of minutes to read this it just might improve your quality of … [Read more...] about Thankfulness & Savoring
Most people who have found themselves in leadership positions agree on one thing – leadership is exhausting! Leaders not only have to worry about their own deadlines, projects, goals, etc., but also the deadlines, projects, goals, etc. of their followers. With so many plates to spin, it can be difficult for leaders to find the energy to do everything they need to do, and … [Read more...] about Leadership Rejuvenation