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Sheryl Sandberg Now Thinks It’s Okay to Cry at Work

After Sheryl Sandberg tragically lost her husband, she realized that she might not have been right about everything in Lean In. For instance, she acknowledges that the book assumes a supportive spouse, and now that she doesn’t have one, she can see that that makes a difference. However, she is also now saying that crying in […]

Letters from Another World

The other night I was reading letters sent by my great uncle when he was a Marine in France during the First World War. He went into the trenches and "over the top" at Soissons and some other engagements. After the armistice he stayed on in Germany for a while with the Army of Occupation. Show More Summary

What Pitfalls Should Virtual Executives Beware Of?

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

Quote of the Day

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 Trump and Clinton's Leadership Styles Tell Us About Them, According to an Executive Coach

What kind of president would Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump be? A coach with 30 years' experience finds some clues.

A Millionaire's Cure For Poverty

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

How Inspiring Identity Fuels Team Performance

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

To Avoid Micromanagement, Minimize Unnecessary Rules and Excessive Controls

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

7 Timeless Pieces Of Advice From Judge Judy

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

Suicide Bomber Denied Asylum Wounds 12 in Germany

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.

German Machete Attack: Syrian Refugee Kills Pregnant Woman

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.

Dallas Cowboys Tour Bus Involved in Deadly Crash

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.

As You Prepare for the Coming Week

I hereby declare this to be the official song of the summer Olympics. Be sure to order your white suit and shoes.

How to Cage the Monkey Mind

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 […]

Dealing with Irrational People

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

Make Your Brand MORE Than It Is Today

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

Georgia News Anchor Falls Over Waterfall to Her Death

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.

"Fresno"

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.

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