First-Time Manager #9—12 Ideas to Help You Build Better Meetings

Over a long career, few meetings are memorable. However, the cumulative pain of the many miserable, counter-productive meetings lingers long after they've ended. As a newer manager and an emerging leader, take the time to cultivate the habits that lead to effective meetings. Your team will thank you! Here are a dozen ideas to get you started:

By | 2017-08-04T10:39:06+00:00 August 4th, 2017|First Time Manager Series, Just One Thing, Leadership|1 Comment

Knocking the Negativity Out of Your Career and Life

“Research suggests that the human mind has a propensity to pay greater attention to and process the bad compared to the good, a phenomenon often called the negativity bias. Bad feedback has greater impact; bad impressions are quicker to form; bad information is processed more thoroughly...and negative stereotypes are easier to form.” From Dr. Amit [...]

By | 2017-07-06T11:35:53+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Career, Just One Thing|1 Comment

The Discipline of High Performers

I love former Navy Seal, Jocko Willink's personal mantra: "Discipline equals freedom." The development of and rigorous attention to discipline in every area of our lives is the difference-maker when it comes to succeeding or failing. Through out the resolutions and instead, start by developing discipline around one small activity. It's contagious.

By | 2017-01-03T09:13:25+00:00 January 3rd, 2017|Career, Just One Thing|0 Comments

Fight Inertia

Recognizing the need to change something in your life or career is an essential first step. Breaking the bonds of the inertial forces that keep you tethered to the status quo is the hard part.

By | 2016-10-22T17:10:58+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Career, Just One Thing, Leading Change|0 Comments