Kind and Tough, How a Boss should be
I read an interview with Kathy Button Bell in the NY Times yesterday. She is Chief Marketing Officer at Emerson. She talks about being coached by the U.S. Olympic Lacrosse coach during her time at Princeton: Kind and Tough, How a Boss should be“She just knew how to inspire you to do more. The thing…
Performance = Potential – Self-Sabotage
We would achieve much more if we got out of our own way. The difference between the top athletes and the rest is not better physical ability, but an ability to avoid talking themselves into failure at the key moments. Performance = Potential – Self-Sabotage I remember Peter Allis commenting on golf years ago. A…
7 Reasons for lack of self-knowledge
Fear of Failure Clinging to one’s comfort zone Arrogance Defensiveness Impatience Rigid mindset Lack of perspective From Pablo Cardona and Helen Wilkinson’s book “Growing as a Leader“. Have a great weekend.
How not to waste a life. The real responsibility of parents and schools.
This week we decided where my daughter will go to school – potentially for the next 15 years. I have spent a lot of time thinking about what criteria are important in selecting a school and this blog is a summary of 3-4 months of that reflection. To Prepare One for Living How do you…