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5 Ways to Avoid Catching an Emotional Cold. We’re used to hearing about people getting sick at the office. Someone brings in the cold or the flu, and it spreads. But that’s not the only thing that goes viral in the workplace. For a couple of decades now, researchers have been studying something called emotional contagion. It’s important for leaders to understand because […]
What Leaders Need to Know About Their Most Important Relationship. As a leader, the health of your marriage directly impacts your effectiveness. Nothing will undermine it faster than a bad marriage. And few things will advance it like a good one. Show More Summary
Overcome Limiting Beliefs with These 5 Steps. Inside of each of our heads lives a storyteller. He narrates the events of our lives in real time. But we don’t have to accept his version of reality. We can chose a different storyline.
One Resource to Help You Stay Focused and Get Results. Ask leaders about the most efficient way to be inefficient, and I bet most will say “bad meetings.” But the hard truth is that meetings are not only inevitable, they’re also essential. Why? If our teams are going to achieve major goals, we need to be able to plan, coordinate, and tackle problems together. The […]
4 Steps to Get Your Life Back on Track. One key to leadership is being willing to take responsibility for your mistakes. Good leaders do this even when they’re guilty of only 10 percent of the problem or accusation. But the truth is we’ve all had cases where we’ve been guilty of the whole enchilada, right? I once had employee—this was years ago now—who […]
A Simple Formula That Virtually Guarantees You Will Finally Succeed. More than a decade ago, I decided I needed to get back into regular exercise. I was overweight and tired of feeling exhausted. I needed to do something. But like everyone else, I was busy. I had a habit goal I wanted to install: Exercise for thirty minutes, Monday through Friday, at 6:00 a.m. There […]
I Fear Apple May Be Losing Their Product Mojo. In all my years of using Apple products, I have never returned one. Until now. Last month I purchased the new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. What a letdown. It’s the first Apple device that’s actually made me less productive. When I watched the company’s October keynote, I left feeling disappointed. At the time, I […]
4 Simple Steps to Beat the Law of Diminishing Intent. The turn of the year is always a good time to evaluate what’s working in our lives, what’s not, and make any changes that will start us down a better path. As we pause and reflect on where we’ve been and where we want to go, we normally have a sense of what to do. […]
Your Favorite Topics All in One Place. Like most of you, I take time at the end of every year to review and take stock of the last twelve months—and that includes the stats on my blog and podcast. Every now and then people ask me about my motivation for what I do. The short answer is that I love to help […]
5 Titles that Triggered Massive Transformation for Me and My Team. I’ve worked in and around publishing my entire professional life, and I’ve written several books of my own. I believe in the power of books to help people improve and grow. Show More Summary
What Leaders Can Learn from One of the Fastest Growing Apps in History. I’m already seeing a lot of Christmas images on Instagram, and I expect to see a flood in the next few days. The company just announced it surpassed 600 million users. Instagram launched in 2010. I joined a year later, but I only became a heavy user a couple of years ago. The company’s growth […]
Equip Your Team to Increase Your Impact and Simplify Your Life. Social media remains one of the most efficient ways for leaders to get heard and make a difference. What’s not efficient for most is the management of their social media presence. Show More Summary
3 Takeaways from Dean Karnazes’ 153-Mile Race from Athens to Sparta. Sometimes leading a business can feel like running a marathon. That’s especially true when our goals seem ambitious, daunting, and a long way off. What could the sport...Show More Summary
Discover 8 Strategies High-Achievers Use to Reach their Goals. I’ve studied high achievers for decades. They all have different traits and habits that make them unique, but what I find fascinating are all the commonalities. What if having...Show More Summary
How Collective Feedback Creates Clarity and Innovation. This week my team met for strategic planning. We set aside several days so the leadership team could review our values, goals, and budget. We’re just finishing up today, actually. But Day 1 was dedicated not just to leaders, but to the full team. Why? I prioritize my team. Customers are important for a business. […]
7 Steps Anyone Can Follow to Develop This Critical Skill. Many people fail because they are afraid to dream. Their thinking is too small. In this post I provide seven steps for becoming a big thinker.
4 Upsides to the Challenges We Face on the Job. Several years ago, I was having a really rough day at the office. It seemed everything that could go wrong was going wrong—at the worst possible time.