Tag Archives: ideas
Why yes, that’s on purpose. Did you know that children often need to be exposed to new foods 10-15 times before they’re happy to eat them? Same thing with ideas and action, it turns out.
I recently reread Daniel Goleman’s 1998 Harvard Business Review article on emotional intelligence . Goleman’s research showed that as individuals get more senior in organizations, differentials in performance are a function not of intellect and technical skills but of emotional … Continue reading
I’m constantly amazed, when hearing people formally present their ideas, by the balance of where they spend their time. It’s immeasurably safer to catalogue your credentials, your track record, and the path that brought us to today. Unfortunately, we can … Continue reading
I’m intrigued by the disconnect between the prestige and legitimacy afforded by being a “published author” and all the friction inherent in trying to spread your ideas by writing a book. Think about the dropoff from: The number of people … Continue reading
Because when you first see something you’ve written posted somewhere else, with the words big and your name small, the first reaction is to say, “HEY, WAIT A MINUTE….!” And then you remind yourself…that’s the whole point. To spread ideas. … Continue reading