Interaction video on how leaders use Social Resilience to build unbreakable teams who thrive during change.
3 Powerful Leadership Sayings from Jim Barksdale: How to Build Culture with Language. Certain sayings, or phrases, used at the right time, can be very powerful! Used consistently, they will even become part of an organization’s culture and brand – communicating important ideas quickly. Following are three sayings leaders find valuable, all attributed to one […]
“Software is our modern alchemy. Isaac Newton spent much of his life trying and failing to transmute a base element — lead — into a valuable material — gold. Software is alchemy that turns bytes into actions by and on atoms. It’s the closest thing we have to magic…”
“Most people miss opportunity because it iswearing overalls and looks like work.” – my Dad, to me a hundred times, quoting Thomas Edison, his hero. This month’s quote* is to honor my father, who was born April 2, 1931. My dad was a boy from Vienna who, as a child with his family, escaped the holocaust in Europe […]
“Remember 5 x 5: if you will not care about something 5 years from now, don’t spend more than 5 minutes today worrying about it” good advice! The above was my favorite quote of the month* – shared with me by a coach of mine when I was upset and had lost my big picture […]
“New challenges lead to new skills” That might be the understatement of the year! Like everyone else, for me this year was a time of deepening relationships, finding new ways to contribute and letting go of so many assumptions! I am saddened by the incredible losses so many faced this year, and in awe of the […]
Leaders should not be afraid of giving clear and powerful feedback just because it can be hard to hear – they just need to do it the right way. The best coaching, while always respectful, is not always gentle. When I improve I know my lasting breakthroughs usually start with a “slap my own forehead” […]
My Grandfather Kurt Lewin: A Living Legacy for 2020 My grandfather, Kurt Lewin, made a lasting impact on the fields of organizational development, applied psychology, and social science that still resonate with the issues we are facing today. Below are Parts One and Two of my recent video presentation to a OD Network meeting about […]
“Almost Famous” 20th Anniversary It’s the 20th anniversary of the release of the iconic film “Almost Famous”, written and directed by Cameron Crowe. If you do not know the film, it’s based on the director’s real life experience as a teenager who ends up touring with a rock band and writing for Rolling Stone magazine […]
A little nonsense, now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” — Roald Dahl, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Stress-relief benefits from a belly laugh* Laughter’s health benefits are no joke. A good sense of humor can’t cure all ailments, but data are mounting about the positive things laughter can do. Moreover, if you […]
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