Personal bubble space

Maybe Carl Jung was right when he said, “There is no such thing as a pure introvert or extrovert. Such a person would be in the lunatic asylum.” Last year, a study on human spatial behavior was [...]

Making an impact

An unknown Monk once wrote: “When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn’t [...]

Rules of engagement

Rules is one of those words that conjure up mixed emotions. For some, following rules is more of an inconvenience and obstruction to progress while for others it is a soothing experience knowing [...]

Over and under

I’m guessing you’re familiar with the term ‘sandbagging’ which relates to not over-promising. It’s a common sales term and wise strategy. Being conservative isn’t a bad idea but [...]

Forming habits

I’m not convinced that it really takes 21 days to form a habit. I’m not convinced it doesn’t. What I am convinced about is that unless you want to get something done, it won’t get done if you’re [...]

Be part of the answer

This week I was remembering the story shared by the Heath’s in their book, Switch, where they share the story of Tom Watson (CEO of IBM at the time) who had an executive who made a business [...]

Sponsor someone

Early in my career, I was assigned a mentor when I joined an organization. The company had a buddy system that was designed to help newcomers acclimate better and quicker inside the organization. [...]

Throw spaghetti

Trying anything that seems logical isn’t always the logical thing to do. I was reading an old Forbes article from 2012 related to the challenge of relying on information we read online to make [...]