Ideas are good, expereinces are better

Remember the $20,000 Pyramid. I love that show. I especially loved the final round where the celebrity gave the contestant hints about the "subject" while the clock ticked down. OK, so let's try it. Ready...the square flips over and the hints that come your way are: Your favorite restaurant. A surgeon who treats you like [...]

Ideas are good, expereinces are better2010-07-29T14:37:05+00:00

Sitting around just may be deadly…

Here's a really fascinating study on the effects of "sitting around." As a researcher, I have to say the sample and time horizons of this study are impressive. Bottom line: Stand up and move as much as possible during the day!

Sitting around just may be deadly…2010-07-28T20:28:50+00:00

Leading in the Corner (more)

A few posts ago, I talked about the idea of leading in the corner. You can read it here. Here's a bit more on the idea. We tend to think of leaders as "up front" or "in charge." These concepts can be helpful at times, but also create poor practice for leaders who overdo them. [...]

Leading in the Corner (more)2010-07-28T12:02:20+00:00

Words with friends

Here's a shameless plug for an iphone app called, "Words with Friends." It's scrabble on the iphone. You can play your friends back and forth on your phones.   Very cool way to stay in touch and breed ruthless competition between you and your loved ones. Dave

Words with friends2010-07-27T22:27:36+00:00

More on responsiveness

So I'm in the meeting on responsiveness. Here's what the team at CCMI is adding to my list of responsiveness outcome words: Responsiveness is an outcome of selfishness (in a good way): I am responsive when I see that being responsive will assist me. When I am responsive to my needs, things usually go better [...]

More on responsiveness2010-07-27T13:14:25+00:00

Responsiveness

One of my amazing endeavors in life is my work with CCMI. So, I've been asked to lead a discussion this morning, in a couple of hours, on responsiveness with a few team members. That is, how to be responsive to people and important stuff. Let's face it, being responsive in our world makes you [...]

Responsiveness2010-07-27T11:14:36+00:00

Chaos theory, life and leading in the corner

“All life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects on directly, affects all indirectly." Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A butterfly flaps its wings in Japan and a tornado forms over Kansas. So goes chaos theory; or at least one idea [...]

Chaos theory, life and leading in the corner2010-07-21T11:02:33+00:00

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