Something to think about ...
OK, so here's a quote from Naploean Hill that was referenced on the podcast on g-space: "No two minds ever come together without a third invisible force, which may be likened to a "third mind." When a group of individual minds are coordinated and function in harmony, the increased energy created through that alliance [...]
I'm listening to a podcast on g-space. G-space stands for "generative space." Generative space is the creative space (physical) where ideas can flourish for individuals and teams in your organization. The design of your workspace and your workplace matters. Where are your g-spaces at work or home, where you can feed off of the physical [...]
I'm sitting in a Starbucks listening to a web guy talk to a woman about the design of her website and the keywords that will drive traffic to her site. I'm all for this. Understanding the web and how it can drive people to you is important. What's interesting is that the woman keeps referring [...]
So, I overheard two people talking yesterday. Laid off Lucy: Ya, I just found out that, after 29 years, I've been laid off Concerned Cathy: I'm so sorry. At least you've had the same job for 29 years, so you'll be attractive to a new employer. Laid off Lucy: Ya, at least I have that [...]
So let's think about something that sends teams south when it comes to communication. I'll call it the passive-aggressive continuum. When communication gets hard or "crucial," each of us "tends" toward either passive or aggressive styles of communication. Being passive or aggressive in communication can be a well established pattern in communication (for some--e.g. I'm [...]
Leaders love it when you anticipate issues and solve them before they become problems. It's not that all problems can be avoided. In fact, problems move organizations along--if we are able to see them as opportunities rather than irritants. But, not every issue needs to become a problem. One way to avoid allowing an issue [...]