I’m learning that the more you look for examples of learning, innovation and even best practices, the more you will find them. In fact, they are there for the taking. I was dining recently with some colleagues at a great little place near Nashville called Local Taco. Our server that evening was Hien. He wasContinue reading “Where are you looking for transferable skills?”
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Want to develop your critical thinking skills? Act like a 4 year old
I recently spent some time with the cutest little four-year-old. She’s the daughter of two good friends and we hang out from time to time. Not only is she a blast but I usually learn something about myself when I’m with her. You know, kids will do that. Meet Allie. She’s a bright, funny, in-chargeContinue reading “Want to develop your critical thinking skills? Act like a 4 year old”
Which Wall are You: Temporary or Permanent?
Walls. Are you familiar with them? This may seem like an odd question but a comment I heard recently got me thinking. My friend described a recent conversation with her sister. They disagree about some life choices being made and my friend put it this way, “Talking with my sister is like talking to aContinue reading “Which Wall are You: Temporary or Permanent?”
Am I worth following?
Have you asked yourself this question? Be careful. Don’t answer too quickly. The easy answer is “Yes, of course I am. After all, I’m Manager So and So at Company XYZ.” But at the heart of leadership, we know title has nothing to do with being a leader. In an era where a stories of scandalContinue reading “Am I worth following?”
Failure Lesson Four: You’re the Old Dog who Won’t Learn New Tricks
We’ve all heard the expression, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”. I’ll admit. I’ve never tried…at least with an actual 4-legged pooch. But I have experienced this: A four-year-old is told to pick up her toys. Instead of an obedient response, she begins to stomp her feet, jump up and down and yellsContinue reading “Failure Lesson Four: You’re the Old Dog who Won’t Learn New Tricks”