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10 Big Ideas from Lead with Humility

In Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis, Jeffrey A. Krames shows how you can use humility as a source of strength, and apply the same principles that Pope Francis uses change the world, to change your workplace.

By October 27, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →
Posted in: 10 Big Ideas, Leadership

Live on the Frontier of Your Life Experiences

You can live and lead on the new frontier wherever you are. To do so simply means getting out of the lab, or the ivory tower, and pushing the envelope by doing courageous things on the front lines.

By October 23, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →

Carrot vs. Stick Motivation

Some people use sticks to motivate other people. They even use sticks to motivate themselves. It’s limited. If you want to flourish for the long run, you need to use carrots to inspire other people and yourself to operate at a higher level.

By October 21, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Posted in: Book Nuggets, Motivation

Schotoma: Why You Can’t See What’s Right in Front of You

Sometimes people can’t see (or hear) what’s right in front of them. Sometimes it’s opportunities. Sometimes it’s something they are looking for.

By October 18, 2014 Leave a comment Read More →

Do What Scares The Stuff Out Of You!

This is a guest post by Sarah Chana Mocke. She is an influential leader in the software architect space and a leader of world-wide communities at Microsoft. Sara shares some things that have worked for her in shaping her career while pursuing her passions.

By October 15, 2014 6 Comments Read More →