PERSONAL GROWTH

Want to get great at something? Get a Coach.

How do we improve in the face of complexity? Atul Gawande has studied this question with a surgeon’s precision. And he has delivered one of the most powerful TED Talks on coaching that I have experienced. I have always presented you, my readers, with as many points of view, different perspectives and lenses that I…

LEADERSHIP | PERSONAL GROWTH

What CEOs Are Reading in 2017

This recent McKinsey & Company article surveys the wide range of books CEOs are reading in 2017 – leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books keep them occupied. Just look and take inspiration from this eclectic and inspiring mix of fiction and nonfiction books, dog-eared and new. Find picks from Microsoft’s…

PEOPLE | PERSONAL GROWTH

Personal Success Indicators for 2016

As you move into a new year with your leadership team, have you thought about what makes some people more successful than others? This has been top of mind for me recently. I have written about getting the right people, but not with the perspective of success attributes. Here is an amazing and very perceptive…

EXECUTION | PERSONAL GROWTH

Can You Do Less, But Better?

We can have it all!  In our work, play and relationship worlds, technology, Google and unprecedented accessibility often lead to our relentless pursuit of more. Author Greg McKeown states, “Our whole society has become consumed by the undisciplined pursuit of more.” This can lead to: Finding yourself too busy to plan. Trying to fit it…