How to view disruption as a path to innovation, not chaos

How to view disruption as a path to innovation, not chaos

Disruption. The word “disruption” accurately, clearly,  and succinctly describes what we’re now dealing with in today’s world. To say it another way, the new normal is disruption. This is the word I’ve been searching for since posting this blog, Good-bye to the “new...

How to succeed at quitting, which makes you a winner in using your time

How to succeed at quitting, which makes you a winner in using your time

Is “quit” a four-letter word in your world? Technically yes, because of its four letters: q-u-i-t. But it’s not one of those four-letter English language words that’s considered profane. For many though, to quit is to fail, another four-letter word that has a bad rap....

5 ways to deal with culture clashes over a complex 4 letter word: time

5 ways to deal with culture clashes over a complex 4 letter word: time

How many culture clashes do you have with friends, family, and co-workers over the topic of time? We all have 24 hours in a day, but our perceptions of time are extremely complex, multifaceted, and idiosyncratic. And we act in ways that feel right to us and support...

Why LinkedIn has a problem with spam, not oversharing

Why LinkedIn has a problem with spam, not oversharing

“LinkedIn Has Turned Into a Place for Oversharing” – The New York Times Sunday Business Section print edition headline, Sept. 18, 2022. “’This isn’t Facebook,’ users gripe,” reported the NYT in its article.  Yet, “Others value talking about more than work.” What’s...

How your boss leaving imposes you into a new place: liminal space

How your boss leaving imposes you into a new place: liminal space

Wherever you work these days – home, the office, or hybrid – it’s likely you’ve also moved into another space, called liminal space. Liminal space is literally the doorway between one space and another. Liminal is from the Latin “limen,” which translates into...

How we humans may be too smart for our own good

How we humans may be too smart for our own good

Want to be a more humble human? Check out this new dark yet highly entertaining, educational, and thought-provoking book, If Nietzsche Were a Narwhal: What Animal Intelligence Reveals About Human Stupidity by Justin Gregg. We humans are the most intelligent beings on...

What do you want to thank your younger self for doing?

What do you want to thank your younger self for doing?

What do you want to thank your younger self for doing? The value of this question is at least threefold: It helps you 1) reflect, 2) show self-compassion, and 3) direct your future actions. The idea for asking this question came to me while reading the engaging,...