When was the last time you went to a sales meeting or was in a conversation or you did anything without your body?
What is your relationship with “not knowing?” For most people, it’s a barrier. It means that we are stopped and can’t act where we don’t know. We wouldn’t have a person do surgery on us if they didn’t know surgery. So why would we pursue something if we don’t know how, haven’t been trained in […]
From guest blogger, Craig Miller. Most managers I meet (and I include myself) were promoted not because we had management talent, but because we were better than the rest at performing tasks and getting things done. The brutal moment in a manager’s life is when we realize that what we have become really good at […]
This book will change your view of the future that is coming and opens up a bigger set of possibilities of how to cope with it.
Actually, there is NO such thing as soft skills. The so-called “soft skills” people refer to such as the ability to communicate effectively, develop alliances, enroll others into a vision, navigate uncertainty with ease, coach team members, build trust are the absolute hardest thing to do well.
There is a misguided belief that if you just focus, put your head down and work hard, you will be rewarded with success. However, working hard doesn’t guarantee success.
As a dear friend of mine said to me during those difficult days, “Terrie, you were out on the skinny branch – you know the one that easily breaks with a strong wind. You were so busy and overwhelmed and out of touch with your own values, cares, and vision that you failed to pay […]