Bill Jensen is my guest blogger today, sharing his essential books for finding the shortest path to answering life’s big questions. He’s also the author of a terrific book, Future Strong: How to Work Unleashed, Lead Boldly, and Live Life Your Read More
I met Jenny Blake when she worked for Google, where she was doing internal coaching and career development and helping manage Authors@Google. She left Google in 2011 to launch her first book. Then, interestingly, Jenny spent a number of years Read More
Have you joined our Tools for the Time-Crunched Manager LinkedIn group? It’s designed to inspire and help you conquer the day-to-day challenges of your workday. We often share resources like this — Understanding Bias Are we biased against bias? In assuming that Read More
What’s it going to be? Pull back, or let loose? What’s the best decision you can make right now?
Everybody has those days where they feel a little more anxiety, a little more stress, than usual. I recently heard a quote that was attributed to a Navy SEAL: “Under stress, you sink to the level of your training.” Such a Read More
One of my favourite Great Work Podcast conversations was with Oliver Burkeman, author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking. He also writes a regular column for the London Guardian, which is both wry and insightful. In Read More
Have you joined our Tools for the Time-Crunched Manager LinkedIn group? It’s designed to inspire and help you conquer the day-to-day challenges of your workday. We often share resources like this — Wisdom for the Ages Farnam Street reprinted a 1958 letter Read More
Tastes change. People change. It happens. If it’s no longer bringing you joy and happiness, perhaps it’s time to step away and consider your other options.
Around 2004, Dan Pink said—and I’m paraphrasing here—“The MFA is actually the new MBA because these are the skills that are required to really flourish in work.” However, figuring out how to bring our creative selves into a hectic, often Read More