If you’re stuck, the help you need may be nearer than you think

Yesterday a longtime colleague and friend gently revealed a challenge/weakness of mine that is holding me back professionally, if not personally. She wasn't telling me anything I didn't know. Her revelation reminded me of a weakness that I've not overcome. Can you think of a "weaknesses" -personal or tribal- that you can't seem to transform? [...]

If you’re stuck, the help you need may be nearer than you think2015-07-16T11:54:35+00:00

Ya gotta love this…Oldest People Alive and Their Tidbits of Wisdom

Here's a worthwhile read from, The Telegraph. Apparently the oldest woman alive just celebrated her 116th birthday. Check out her advice, as well as the advice of the other centennials featured in the article. Outliers or the smartest people ever? You decide.

Ya gotta love this…Oldest People Alive and Their Tidbits of Wisdom2015-07-07T18:11:56+00:00

What’s kept the EU from Alchemy

This morning I read this article from The Economist on the EU/Greece crisis. As I read, my question was, "Why is the EU failing to create alchemy?" If you're not familiar with my framework of Tribal Alchemy you can see a snapshot of it here. I'm not an economist. I'm in awe of those who [...]

What’s kept the EU from Alchemy2015-07-04T18:53:55+00:00

More on the platitudes of self-help and continuous improvement

A few posts ago, I wrote about the amount of self help and continuous improvement advice that, under a bit of scrutiny, seems either very obvious or very wrong. The trouble with these ideas is the subtle and not so subtle affects they produce on perspectives, behaviors and relationships. To be fair, I cringe at some of the [...]

More on the platitudes of self-help and continuous improvement2015-07-03T11:24:16+00:00

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