"The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me." -- Ayn Rand We ask the wrong questions all...
The Inner Edge: The 10 Practices of Personal Leadership is perhaps one of the greatest deep dives into how you can use personal leadership to achieve more meaning in your work and create the life you want. It’s a book about having it all in a sustainable and fulfilling way.
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According to ISS 2020 Vision: New Ways of Working: The Workplace of the Future, there are 4 emerging workplace archetypes: Hierarchy’s “Ability to Solve in-house”, Market Place’s “Cluster Node”, Adhocracy’s Distributed Office, and Clan “Village” Rule.
“Those who trust to chance must abide by the results of chance.” -- Calvin Coolidge
It's one thing to predict your downstream results. It's another to test it. I'm a fan of scrimmaging against results to find my strengths and weaknesses as early in the project as possible. I encourage others to do the same. In sports, a scrimmage is when you play another team informally. Playing teams in scrimmages before the season starts, helps reveal strengths and weaknesses before it counts.
In The Gift of Adversity, best-selling author and psychiatrist Rosenthal tackles the topic of adversity in a very deep and significant way. Through stories and reflection, he shows us that to live authentic and meaningful lives, we need to engage with our own failures and defeats. The key is to find value in our mistakes and misfortunes, and to use adversity as a way to grow stronger and wiser throughout life.