Change Your Point Of View. Change Your Life.

The question is not what you look at, but what you see. - Henry David Thoreau ...more

Emotional Intelligence 101: The Power Of "Why" Over Worry In The Workplace

Emotional Intelligence 101: Managing Your EmotionsThe Power Of Why Over Worry....more

Don't Get Angry, Negotiate!

Many business leaders are good at contracting and negotiating. Negotiating is how we close customers, manage vendors and hire/release employees; it’s how we establish and maintain our relationships with third parties; it’s how we conduct business. ...more
@SeattleMoon Welcome to humanity. We all get angry and we all sit on it. It's just human nature. ...more

3 Skills To Vault You Into Leadership (And Help You Stay There)

Meg* and I were lunch-brainstorming how to help one of her direct reports who is struggling to “fit” into her recent Director-level promotion. Meg noted that this woman – we’ll call her Kathy* – found it hard to see the forest for the trees. ...more

Planning On Inefficiency

I recently - accidentally - launched a new web site. I didn't mean to, really. It just happened because what I'd planned to do next year was just less costly to do now. So now I have an imperfect web site (because it went up without much/any planning) and customers are actually using it....more

Success is Messy

Buddhists and psychologists alike tell us that non-attachment to outcomes is the key to success....more

5 Ways to Advance Amid Dysfunction

Old boss - mentoring and advancement opportunities. New boss - frustration, competition, neglect, stupidity and powerlessness.What's your strategy for getting ahead now?...more