Comic books
The OODA Loop: Your “Lasso of Truth” for Enhanced Decision Making
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What makes Wonder Woman such a fierce warrior? We can chalk it up to her royal lineage or her upbringing as the princess of the Amazons, but it really
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Weekender: Keegan-Michael Key on Perceiving Challenges
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Welcome to another edition of leadersayswhat’s the Weekender, a peel of thought to start your weekend on the right track. Why just the peel?
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Mad Men on the Power of Nostalgia
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The week, AMC’s juggernaut Mad Men ends its eight-year reign over cable television. No longer will we have our window into 1960s America and the salacious
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will-smith-on-path-vs-goal-orientation-2Accountability
Will Smith on Path (vs Goal) Orientation
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I am not a “stop and smell the roses” type of person. When someone throws this common cliché at me, I tend to put them in the category of “you don’t have enough to do.
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Books
Weekender: Henry Winkler’s Ego-free Decision Making
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I’m a big fan of Henry Winkler. If you read this blog, you’ve heard me lament about the Fonz. But Henry has done much more than play this one iconic character.
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home-alone-on-the-benefits-of-being-alone-2Contemplation
Home Alone on the Benefits of Being Alone
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In the classic holiday movie Home Alone, eight-year-old Kevin is accidentally left behind by his family. His parents don’t realize this until they are
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mindlessness-over-mindfulness-with-inspector-clouseau-2Brainstorming
Mindlessness Over Mindfulness with Inspector Clouseau
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In keeping with the current organizational fads, I just read my ump-teenth book on the importance of mindfulness. Once again, I’m told that we should be
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the-speed-of-innovation-what-we-can-learn-from-great-musicians-2Collaboration
The Speed of Innovation: What We Can Learn from Great Musicians
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How long does it take to create something new? Is it fair to put a time limit on creativity? In a recent interview, Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman discussed
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bill-hader-on-appreciative-joy-2Comedy
Bill Hader on Appreciative Joy
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Through the ups, downs, sleepless nights, and restless days, leaders put everything they have into becoming the leader. With all of this work, there is
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the-smiths-on-self-affirmations-2Communication
The Smiths on Self-Affirmations
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When I was training for a half-marathon a few years back, every book I read discussed the importance of self-talk. One author got my attention when he
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