Yesterday a longtime colleague and friend gently revealed a challenge/weakness of mine that is holding me back professionally, if not personally. She wasn't telling me anything I didn't know. Her revelation reminded me of a weakness that I've not overcome. Can you think of a "weaknesses" -personal or tribal- that you can't seem to transform? [...]
Here's a worthwhile read from, The Telegraph. Apparently the oldest woman alive just celebrated her 116th birthday. Check out her advice, as well as the advice of the other centennials featured in the article. Outliers or the smartest people ever? You decide.
This morning I read this article from The Economist on the EU/Greece crisis. As I read, my question was, "Why is the EU failing to create alchemy?" If you're not familiar with my framework of Tribal Alchemy you can see a snapshot of it here. I'm not an economist. I'm in awe of those who [...]
A few posts ago, I wrote about the amount of self help and continuous improvement advice that, under a bit of scrutiny, seems either very obvious or very wrong. The trouble with these ideas is the subtle and not so subtle affects they produce on perspectives, behaviors and relationships. To be fair, I cringe at some of the [...]