How do some people remain poised and confident where others are reduced to nervous wrecks? I have been a student of the human condition for years. It all started age 17 when I faced the tough life decision of what to do after school finished. I decided to study psychology at university. There were three […]
The 7 Ingredients of Meaningful Story How do you use these ingredients to find meaning in your life and business?
“Change does not mean progress, but progress requires change” Richard Hamming Without change you will not have progress. What have you changed recently? If you have been doing something the same way for 10 years, maybe its time to test a different way. You might return, but it is only by making the change that […]
I gave a short talk at the Axiom Groupe HR and Shared Service Centers Conference in Barcelona recently. They made a short interview video during the event. We talk about the IESE Business School, Leadership communication, persuasion and the process of turning potential into performance.
I hear that we are in the economy of the knowledge worker. Nope, we skipped that. We were supposed to be shifting from the manufacturing worker to the knowledge worker. All the big gurus told us of this shift. They tell me that it has been going on for 20 years. The only problem is that […]
Title Views 17 Daily personal habits for a fulfilling life – my earliest “went viral” post; this was a long reflection on the first 35 years of my life 16,719 Three Examples of Ice-Breaker Speeches – simple – three ways to introduce yourself 14,257 Amazon Staff Meetings: “No Powerpoint” – Jeff Bezos doesn’t like powerpoint – easy for […]
Stop Doing Stuff that Doesn’t Serve 168 hours in a week. 24 hours in a day. I haven’t done the math to work out how many in a year or a lifetime, but however large the number, it is still finite. It is limited. We get so much, and no more. This leaves you with […]
This post was originally published on Alternet and it is written by coaching guru Cloe Madanes. The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share love and friendship with other people and maybe other species, like dogs, cats, birds, and […]