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How to have a Bigger Brain Using Technology By Jack Speer | June 18, 2019 I think everyone grapples with managing our day with the volume of information we process. I think all of us live in a perpetual state of being overwhelmed with the technology we’re learning to manage our work and lives. Moses and the IBM Summit Computer We are at a period of huge inflection as a race of people. Growing up in a religious tradition in small town, Tomball, Texas, I learned[…]
How you accept and give criticism will determine a great deal about how you succeed—in both life and career. Managing and profiting from criticism is a key skill at work and at home. Not becoming a punching bag for critics is equally important.
Do you see yourself as a competitor at work? When you go to work every day, do you think of yourself as going to a win/lose event–like you’re playing power forward in a hockey game?
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment—Hugely Valuable, Hugely Misunderstood
Few people navigate the world of employment today without at some point finding themselves jobless. Companies fold, they’re acquired, reorged, and downsized. Sometimes you find yourself over your head in a project or on the wrong side of politics–bottom line is you’re out. People get fired—it’s what happens.
The need for teams to have the facts first and fully available is the key to success, but there are so many reasons team members can keep what’s happening under wraps.
Heather Bailey Introducing Heather Bailey, our Tuesday Report Guest Columnist: Heather Bailey is President of the Dream Come True Foundation, whose mission is to bring people from intergenerational poverty to prosperity.
Have you ever wanted to be invisible? Did you ever feel you WERE INVISIBLE? Did you ever WISH YOU WEREN’T INVISIBLE? A fun take on people’s invisibility fantasy comes from the 1937 radio detective drama, The Shadow, often read by Orson Welles. The opening always began with, “Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of man—the Shadow knows.”
“Tell me what you do with your day and I’ll tell you who you are.” Does the day you got up to this morning–make sense to you now that you’re into it? Is your day getting you to where you want to be–or are you being dragged down a raging river of events with the current so strong you can just hold on?
The process of alignment in most organizations today is episodic and often crisis-driven, rather than an organizational strategy. Organizations must embrace a system of aligning and coaching their top talent as a business strategy.