Editor's Note: Due to the tremendous popularity of this post, David and Mary have written further about how champion "athletes" succeed in their article "The 7 Enduring Traits Of Enduring Champions" here.
“Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers.” – Voltaire “We make our world significant by the courage of our questions and by the depth of our answers.” – Carl Sagan “The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop ...
“The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.” – Stephen Hawking Stephen Hawking (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When an individual believes they know all the answers, they shut themselves down from the possibility...
As a coach within a large company, I have often noticed that conversations with team leaders and their members end in a way that neither the leader nor the team members are happy. This only makes things worse.
For a leader – or anyone else who wants to succeed at hiring and retaining the very best talent – listening is a crucial skill. Because when you tune the wrong people and information out, you’re depriving yourself of priceless tools that will enable you to take your career, and life, to new levels of workplace fulfillment, reward and fun.
I’m always looking for evidence of early startup characteristics that might be predictors of long-term success. Every investor has his own list, usually based o (Great article. All my entrepreneur friends should read it.
“Morale is poor, turnover is high, and our performance has been dismal. Can you fix all this for us?” Leadership has its challenges, and there’s none more daunting than walking into a difficult “turn around” situation.