This was quite a timely read for me. I, unfortunately, work on a team where nobody at a working level is quite sure what we are collectively trying to achieve; i.e. the longer term goals of the team, and indeed the corporation, are simply not clear to anyone. Repeated attempts to urge leadership to work … Continue reading 4 ways to quiet imposter syndrome and start believing in yourself
In order to succeed, almost everyone—whether business owner or employee—must be memorable. Out of sight is out of mind, and out of mind is out of business.
Instead of being angry bout something and going on with your day while being angry, why not lose the anger? No, it’s not terribly easy, but it’s also not monumentally hard. Below, ten ways to quickly dump 95% of anger on any topic right out of your head.
We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren't spending too much time on Twitter or mismanaging my daily tasks. Those are bad habits, but there are bigger, more systematic time wasters that have really gotten in the way. Fixing these will free up a massive amount of time and energy.
This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes. People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do nothing? … Continue reading If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This
Lewis’s life experiences and research has led him to believe that luck plays a huge role in determining one’s success (or lack of success). Students graduating from Princeton are by most people’s standards extremely lucky. These individuals may feel a sense of entitlement, but they should not forget the role luck has had in their … Continue reading Michael Lewis’s Princeton Commencement Speech
A man and two children, a boy about nine and a girl about seven, were walking ahead of me in silence. The boy looked up and said something to his father. Whatever he said set off his father who started yelling at the boy. I could see the boy's pain as his father's words hit … Continue reading Who Are You Really Mad At?
Want loyal, dedicated, and passionate employees? Be a loyal, dedicated, and passionate boss. Here are some tools to develop well-being in your workplace through better communication. When you use compassionate communication in your conversations, something quite surprising occurs: both your brain and the brain of the person you're talking to begin to align themselves with … Continue reading 6 Exercises To Strengthen Compassionate Leadership
You can make the number of apps on your phone manageable by putting them in folders and regularly reviewing their usefulness. When I was a little boy, my mother used to scare me into cleaning my room with tales of the Collyer brothers. You know about the Collyers, right? Two brothers. Lived together. Hoarded everything. … Continue reading 6 easy rules for avoiding app clutter
On a Monday morning, most people have the blues - or at least, I do! Off the back of a restful and fun weekend, work can seem like a drag. That's why I picked out this article to give you all a bit of advice on energizing yourself... That said, some of these are odd, or … Continue reading 14 Easy Ways to Get Insanely Motivated