“I was in an executive strategy meeting last week and, when I shared my thoughts about what I believe is the best strategy for our company, one of my colleagues attacked my opinion. I couldn’t say anything. I just sat there. For the rest of the meeting, I had thoughts swirling in my mind but [...]
Whatever you place your attention upon gets bigger.
I bet you’ve heard that mantra before. Turns out that it’s true.
Anybody who’s asked that age old question… “Does this make my butt look bigger?”… knows that the longer you stare at your butt the bigger it becomes.
Productivity gurus, time management bigwigs and new age celebrity authors exhort [...]
Today’s Lightning Byte is a guest post by uber-Type A sales guru, Jill Konrath, best-selling author of SNAP Selling. When I read this in her recent newsletter, I knew I had to share it with you. Read it and save your brain.
It started exactly 12 months ago, right after SNAP Selling came out. At first [...]
As the vacation season arrives, I am finding more and more clients struggling with how to have a work-free vacation. Let’s tackle this puppy so you can get away, unwind and rejuvenate without having to huddle in your beachfront condo with your laptop or conquer a fire-breathing email behemoth when you return.
Follow these twelve [...]
Before I dive into how to say no to your boss, I’m going to make two critical assumptions.
My first assumption is that you are not seen as a blamer, complainer, troublemaker or deadwood. I’m going to assume your boss sees you and respects you as a hard-working, top notch contributor. If this is [...]
Today’s post is a guest post from my colleague, Lisa Arie, founder of Vista Caballo, the innovation ranch located in Dove Creek, Colorado. You can learn more about Lisa and her equine team at www.vistacaballo.com. Take it away, Lisa.
No matter how hard I try I can’t fool my horse. Which can be simultaneously [...]
Type A’s love to get things done. Stands to reason then, that Type A’s can get pretty frustrated when things don’t go as planned.
Word of Warning: Watch your mouth when you’re frustrated.
Dropping in to a co-worker’s office to vent or let off steam is like engaging in drive-by vomiting. It may give [...]
“If you think that was something, just watch me. I’ll really show you something.”
The hot July sun pounded on my shoulders as I grabbed my Boggie board, threw one last indignant look at my friends and began marching my way out into the thunderous surf of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Like all good Type A [...]
This is the third and final post about invisible grief — a very common game changer for highly accomplished Type A leaders. Invisible grief often shows up as inexplicable indecision, inconsistency and disinterest. In the first post, I went over the five warning signs that you may be wrestling with invisible grief. The second post [...]