All aboard the train of thoughts. Scheduled around the clock. They’ll keep you working on the railroad, all the live-long day. Our minds constantly look for things to do, or problems to solve, or problems that might need to be solved, if they ever happen. It loads them into cars, hooks them to the train, … Continue reading Interrupting Your Train of Thoughts
“It is a fact of human life that one must eventually choose a philosophy.” – from the book “A Gentleman in Moscow”, by Amor Towles And so it goes. At least in my experience. Actively or passively. Through analysis or adoption. We all choose a framework of rules and beliefs to make our way through … Continue reading You are a Philosopher
EI or IQ? Feelings or Facts? Imagination or Intellect? Intuition or Information? Which is best? When is it best? The data indicate that emotion has an important role in leadership. (see what I did there?) Because we are human, we operate in both of these dimensions at the same time. We may be more inclined to one direction or the other … Continue reading Emotion and Reason in Leadership – Contrary or Complimentary?
Congratulations! You just finished an epic blog post titled “10 Ways to Supercharge Your Leadership and Build the Organization You’ve Always Dreamed Of!”. Oh yeah, that was good stuff. Inspiring! Exciting! Every, bold, capitalized, exclamatory bullet point calling you to act like the 10,000 bullet points you’ve read before, (and mostly saying the same thing). … Continue reading Breaking the Illusion of Progress
“Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you’ll be a mile away and have his shoes.” ― Steve Martin It wouldn’t be as funny if we didn’t recognize how often people really do behave this way. Why is it so rare for people to … Continue reading Take A Walk