Recommended Reading and Stuff – Oct 2017

Recommended Reading and Stuff – Oct 2017

We gotta stay smart. Fortunately, there’s a lot of great stuff out there. Now, more than ever, you can learn from a wide-variety of people about all sorts of things. And this is crucial to growth. We need new information. We need new ideas. We need new perspectives. We need to learn from others experiences. … Read more

How To Use Your Personal Brand to Grow Your Career

How To Use Your Personal Brand to Grow Your Career

When people mention your name, what value proposition comes to mind? Does your name act like a “brand” for you? Think about some well-known business names: Warby Parker. McDonalds. GoPro. Soul Cycle. Target. Tesla. The value that comes to mind is clear and easy to understand. You know right away what it’s all about, and … Read more

A Powerful 2-Step Plan for Planning Your Day Better

A Powerful 2-Step Plan for Planning Your Day Better

Have you noticed how many grown professionals are as helpless as babies? We wander around from moment to moment constantly distracted and with no sense of direction. Nobody seems to think ahead. And that’s somehow ok. It’s ok to be late to meetings, because everyone is late to meetings. It’s ok that you didn’t read … Read more

Go Home With A Sense of Accomplishment Each Day

Go Home With A Sense of Accomplishment Each Day

No matter what time of year it is, or what type of project you might be working on, or what operational challenge you are facing, one simple fact is true: It is nice to go home at the end of the day with a sense of accomplishment. Progress is our number one motivator. And staying … Read more

8 Ideas for Running Great Team Meetings (That Will Help Your Team Gel)

8 Ideas for Running Great Team Meetings (That Will Help Your Team Gel)

Love them or hate them, meetings are the basic building blocks of work today. Which means that a key leadership skill for you to develop is how to run better meetings. Especially your team meetings. After all, these meetings are perhaps the primary place where you and your team establish an ethos, a culture, and … Read more

A 3 Step Time Management Strategy for Your Busiest Time at Work

A 3 Step Time Management Strategy for Your Busiest Time at Work

Nothing tests your time management skills quite like the switch from summer “vacation season” to the fall “stressfest” of work. One thing is for sure, getting caught up in the mass hysteria of “too much to do and not enough time” isn’t going to be the best strategy. But it is hard to go from … Read more