Quick thoughts on networking success

Good useful article in WSJ by Sue Shellenbarger successful networking, which is frequently a topic of conversation I see in Executive Coaching and Assessment. It’s full of good pointers and tips about the importance of networking and ways to do it better. I especially...

Why Expand Your Internal Network?

I spent a significant part of the summer on a project for a large client that has made a concerted effort to invest in executive leadership development in meaningful ways. Now that the project is mostly complete, I want to take the next few blog posts to unpack some...

Marshmallows for Talent Development

The psychology student in me was pleasantly surprised the other day to see BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink make reference to the Stanford Marshmallow Experiment in a recent blog post about companies sacrificing long-term success by concentrating too much on...

Lost Productivity vs. Morale

I saw something recently on social media that I found interesting. Someone was trying to calculate the amount of lost business productivity from dealing with ‘thank you’ emails – the writing, sending, receiving, and reading of short emails simply...

Powerpoint Failures

I found this article at NPR about many different groups of professionals that are ditching PowerPoint for various reasons. This is a movement in many fields that has legs, I think, and something that every leader should consider. I can’t fully commit to calling...

Yes! Lots of execs struggle with #strategy not for lack of creatvity, but because they can't say No to great ideas. https://t.co/vHg2XfMMXT

The Resulting Fallacy Is Ruining Your Decisions https://t.co/yhBXEKlH2t via @NautilusMag -- Especially good read for lame poker players like me!

First book I finished of the New Year was Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None after a challenge from my daughter. Super satisfying -- here's a link to peak your interest. https://t.co/nVzUdHsEKD

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