If you think I’m going to tell you that you should be reading more, I will not. That’s a discipline you have to create for yourself. Can you learn without reading? Yes, but you are putting yourself at a disadvantage. If you are not a reader, hopefully, my reading list will inspire, maybe.[Read more…] about Revisiting the April 2019 Reading List
What change do you hate the most? For me, that’s probably changing a bad attitude into a happy one when I don’t feel like it. Resistance to change, any kind of change, is probably the most powerful force on the planet. Wouldn’t it be cool if a measurement process existed for those changing?[Read more…] about Is There a Formula for Change?
Think back to your last job change. How much did your pay increase? More than $10,000? How about more than $25,000? What if I told you that you were leaving the company run by the most revered CEO in the U.S. for another important position elsewhere?[Read more…] about How to Negotiate a $44,000 Pay Decrease
When you think of the 1990s, what quickly pops into your mind? Cheers, bulky cell phones, mood rings, low-fat packaged foods, Die Hard, combat boots, or President Clinton? Personally, I’d add parenthood, coaching youth sports, and career building to my short list.[Read more…] about Great Business Reads in the 1990s
Millions of readers purchased Built to Last and Good to Great. Can you name any books focusing on business failure? Is business failure a term you even search for in your favorite web browser? Let me suggest that we can learn as much about failure than we can from the successes of others.[Read more…] about From Failing to Failure
I eat like a six-year-old. My taste buds possess the sophistication of a seven-year-old. I don’t care for seafood, Mexican, Indian curry, Cajun, or Thai. My idea of fine cuisine is a sixteen-ounce filet mignon with broccoli on the side.[Read more…] about What’s So Confidential About Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen?
I read because I just do. I read to be entertained, I read to become informed on matters where I have gaps in my thinking. During any given month, sometimes I strike gold or I lay a big goose egg. March 2019 was part gold, part goose egg.[Read more…] about Revisiting My March 2019 Reading List
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I started my print subscription to HBR in 2006 and I also have digital access too. I have no desire to drop either. But do options exist not counting Inc., Forbes, or Fortune? My crack staff of one did the research and the pickings are slim. Accordingly, don’t drop that subscription just yet.[Read more…] about Magazines Similar to Harvard Business Review
Some weeks, I write 1,000 words. Other weeks I write up to 10,000 words. I’m not counting email. The word meter would explode if I counted those words. I don’t love to write, I don’t hate to write. I just do. One thing I know about writing. Writing forces me to think clearly.[Read more…] about Writing – “I hate it, but I have/need to.”