How to become more self-aware: Get to know your brain

How to become more self-aware: Get to know your brain

Even if you have high self-awareness, you may not be optimizing how your brain works. That can hurt your performance, especially decision-making; your relationships; and your health, both short and long-term. While all human brains function in a similar manner, each...
How to exercise your brain to avoid lazy thinking

How to exercise your brain to avoid lazy thinking

“Why Do People Fall for Fake News?” This New York Times headline and article opened my eyes – although not in the way I expected. The article woke me up to my sloppy thinking on intellectual laziness. Yes, it’s ironic. Even though I’ve studied the subject of...
Why and how to embrace humanity at work

Why and how to embrace humanity at work

Back in January 2004 who knew how the words “cloud,” “scrum” and “disruption” would morph and take on dramatically different meanings? Not me!  Yet the changes have enabled those of us in organizations of all sizes to transform the way we work. We’re more mobile, make...
How to be compassionate: ditch resolutions for habits

How to be compassionate: ditch resolutions for habits

Have you seen this goskills.com headline? “138 New Year’s Resolutions for 2019” Those six words and numbers triggered sharp pains simultaneously in my brain and stomach immediately after reading them. Before crawling into a fetal position, I got my bearings and...