Manage Your Virtual Energy

Manage Your Virtual Energy

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Maybe you’ve seen this in one of those ubiquitous virtual meetings. You’re watching someone talking on Zoom or Teams or WebEx; they’re getting intense about what they’re saying. Maybe they care deeply about the...
Can We Stay Focused?

Can We Stay Focused?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   I’m not asking you to follow me down a rabbit hole. Instead, I’m back from that tortuous trip with an urgent question for you. It all started, as thought-journeys sometimes do, with a New York Times article. Bret...
Spin The Spotlight Around

Spin The Spotlight Around

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You hear people talk about how much they need to tell their story. It’s burning in them, this experience they had, and they’re driven to share it with the world. It’s such a relief to stop keeping it all bottled up...
Making the Most of Your Gimme

Making the Most of Your Gimme

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Everybody who speaks (which is to say, everybody) has a gimme. In golf, a gimme is a shot you don’t have to take—it just counts automatically. Golfers grant a gimme when one of them has a ball only a few...
Get A Hobby?

Get A Hobby?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You keep hearing about companies postponing plans to bring people back to the office. There’s so much COVID-confusion, it’s tough to figure out how to keep employees safe. And we’ve all seen the advantages of...
Time To Stop The Crazy Cycle?

Time To Stop The Crazy Cycle?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You know I’ve been concerned lately about free-floating vitriol around us. Health care workers screaming about rules requiring vaccinations. Politicians saying horrible things to and about each other. Parents...