Ending a year like 2020

Ending a year like 2020

It can be argued that 2020 was an exceptional year – bringing much uncertainty, chaos, concern and even grief. How does one mark the end such a year and begin anew in 2021? The host of the podcast “Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit,” shares a simple gratitude...
Step back to see clearly

Step back to see clearly

I’ve heard a lot about the benefits of keeping a journal – for stress relief, to capture learning and even to boost the immune system. Therefore, the HBR article about the advantages of journaling for leaders was not a complete surprise. I must admit to an...
Yay, me!

Yay, me!

What have you accomplished this week/month/year? If you can’t answer that question, your contributions may not be on your boss’ radar either. That could spell trouble when it comes to career advancement – or in some cases, keeping your job. There is...

Leadership examined

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” Socrates Life seems to move at the speed of light, and most leaders don’t feel they have the luxury of stepping back to reflect. Yes, you may do a project debrief when you finish a chunk of work. But when...
Handwritten notes

Handwritten notes

When was the last time you sat down to compose something on paper, rather than the computer or your iPad? In fact, writing by hand boosts neural activity that can help you learn faster and be more creative. An article in the Wall Street Journal Online cites research...