Thinking they can get away with sloppy thinking, writing, responding, dress, planning, integrity, disposition, etc. — because no one sees. Wrong. Everything that goes on behind a monitor can be sensed, felt, surmised by the other person. Show More Summary
People here pride themselves on a kind of militant open-mindedness. It is the kind of place that will severely punish any deviations from accepted schools of thought. - Farhad Manjoo, Silicon Valley-based journalist
What kind of president would Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump be? A coach with 30 years' experience finds some clues.
Dear Lazy People,My name is Pejman Ghadimi, and it is very likely that you have never heard of me. This is partly because I am nobody, and partly because you had no interest in learning about anything outside of your immediate needs....Show More Summary
Vision represents the cultural element of inspiring identity. As the following story illustrates, inspiring identity is a crucial factor in team performance and can help organizations overcome tremendous obstacles. Inspiring Identity...Show More Summary
Unnecessary rules and excessive controls devalue people by making them feel that they are not trusted or respected. A leader who micromanages his people will not engage or energize them. Micromanaged employees are more likely to feel...Show More Summary
Judge Judy is perfect. Here are some of her wisest words that you can apply to everyday life. 1. Don’t be impressed too easily. Especially early on in a salary negotiation. They can always do better. 2. Get off the Internet … More » 7...Show More Summary
A 27-year-old Syrian man killed himself and wounded 12 people in a suicide bombing on Sunday in Germany. The attacker detonated the device near the entrance of the Ansbach Open music festival about 90 miles outside Munich. The attacker was … More » The post Suicide Bomber Denied Asylum Wounds 12 in Germany appeared first on EveryJoe.
A Syrian man attacked and killed a woman with a machete or meat cleaver in the southern German town of Reutlinger on Sunday. Two other people will also injured in the attack. The 21-year-old asylum-seeker, who was arrested after the … More » The post German Machete Attack: Syrian Refugee Kills Pregnant Woman appeared first on EveryJoe.
A Dallas Cowboys tour bus was involved in a deadly crash with a van on an Arizona highway on Sunday. Though no one on the team’s bus was injured, four people in the other vehicle were killed. The bus, which … More » The post Dallas Cowboys Tour Bus Involved in Deadly Crash appeared first on EveryJoe.
I hereby declare this to be the official song of the summer Olympics. Be sure to order your white suit and shoes.
This episode is a little different. I visited the Googleplex — the Mountain View-based headquarters of Google — and had a public chat. I was interviewed and made sure that we covered some ground that has not been discussed before. There were questions such as: What has been the most important Stoic teaching that I’ve […]
How do you deal with irrational people in your life? Do they frustrate you? Do you feel a strong need to make such people see reason? Have you been successful with this approach? Of course we all have some rational and irrational aspects,...Show More Summary
One of my biggest takeaways from this year’s Great Place to Work Conference was the idea that organizations have one brand. It’s not about having a consumer brand and an employment brand. Organizations are using a singular brand to appeal to customers, candidates, and employees. Show More Summary
A Georgia news anchor, Taylor Terrell, died after falling over Rainbow Falls in North Carolina on Thursday afternoon. “Hi, I’m at Rainbow Falls. My friend got caught by the current, and I don’t know where she is, and I can’t … More » The post Georgia News Anchor Falls Over Waterfall to Her Death appeared first on EveryJoe.
TED talk: Adam Grant discusses his research on original thinkers.
Raymond Chandler was born on this date in 1888.
I periodically link to this mini-series from 1986: An admirable spoof on "Dallas." Note the cast. Hard to resist a program with characters named Talon and Torch.
Cultural Offering has the Essential Mixes for Peter Gabriel.
Muddy Colors has information on the book. Here is an earlier post about his work. I'm reminded of the old joke that an illustrator is an artist who can draw.