30 August

Develop Your Google Mind

Develop Your Google Mind

Activate Your Growth Mind-set When you encounter something new, your brain tries to fit it into the world you already know. By adding more connections and associations, you expand your understanding. This, in turn, emboldens your creativity. Active curiosity strengthens your brain’s wiring. The opposite is also true. If you do not stretch your brain,…

22 August

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

“AND” IS THE NEW “OR” – The Value of Paradoxical Thinking in Business

Both/And Thinking Many of us think we live in an “either/or” world. A world colored in black and white, win or lose, us versus them.  Framed in simple dichotomies, this fixed mind-set narrows our vision, limits possibilities, and reduces the number of choices. It affects how we think, solve problems, and make decisions.  A fixed…

9 August

Be Your Own Drone

Be Your Own Drone

Get Up On the Balcony The ability to rise above the din, to see the bigger picture, to hear the bigger story, is more important than ever in our disrupting, accelerating world. Being your own drone lets you see over the horizon.  With this view, you have greater vision, deeper self-observation, and wider discovery.   Like…

2 August

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Leverage Your Personal Ecosystem

Brand “You” Think of yourself and your reputation as a brand, like Coca-Cola, Land’s End or Nike. Each has specific attributes and conjures up unique emotions when interacting with its customers and communities. The same is true for you. We are all entrepreneurs, and lead our “You” brands complete with personal values and career aspirations,…