Would it be useful to learn how to hard-wire you happiness so that you can be a more effective leader? Or just a happy person? Read on as we explore the key ideas in Rick Hanson’s book Hardwiring Happiness. The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence. Leadership is about Character Effective leaders are emotionally [...] Continue reading »
In my last post, The Business Case for an Authentic Workplace, I talked about the economic value in seeing the whole person - including their emotions. But what do we do when people actually have emotions? In this post, I present a model that helps identify our emotions and provides guidance on working with that [...] Continue reading »
In this post I am going share a book that has changed my life in deep and profound ways: Brene Brown's I thought it was just me (but it isn't). A good friend expresses the power clearly: "With this book, I am finally able to get to the root-causes of the problems in my life." If [...] Continue reading »
It was the Fall of 2011 and I began to cry as I was reading Brene Brown's book I thought it was just me. I discovered that at age 42 I was unable to express empathy. This came as a huge shock. In this post you will learn the common empathy traps that we tend [...] Continue reading »
The purpose of this post is to provide a shopping list for collocated teams that use Agile to create a Kanban or Scrumboard. This acts as a boundary object to create context and bind a team. (Mar. 2013 - Ooops. Looks like images are missing and links are broken due to updates to Staples catalog. [...] Continue reading »
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