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How Lean In got me thinking

If you haven’t read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, you probably should. It’s an entertaining and insightful read that raises...

Police officers reacting to the Boston Marathon bomb attack

Thoughts on Boston

I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday.

Choices

Choices and Lessons

Chris Brogan‘s latest weekly newsletter was around the subject of choice. You can read it over on his site, too,...

Dave Fleet presenting at PodCamp Toronto 2010

7 Steps to Planning Better Presentations

As we approach the end of the Spring conference season, and in the run-up to BlogWorld New York, I got...

I'm only responsible for what I say not for what you understand

Communication is about what they hear, not what you say

If you think you’ve conveyed something but the other person hears something completely different, is that their fault or yours? ...

Question

Want to get better at social media? Ask “Why?”

Social media practitioners: want to get better at your job? Learn one word: Why? Used well, asking “why?” can help...

What Gets You Up In The Morning?

What Gets You Up In The Morning?

Every so often it’s helpful to reflect on why your job matters to you – why you put in all...

Carrying a notebook will increase your creativity

A Simple, Effective Way To Boost Your Creativity

Want a quick way to improve your creative output, at work and at home? Carry a notebook with you at...

The view from Ravello, on the Amalfi Coast

Thoughts on Disconnecting

You may have noticed that things have been quieter than usual here recently. If you didn’t know, two weeks ago...

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Criticism is Good

Yesterday I published a post (ok, fine, a rant) about people who sling unconstructive criticism at others and the effect...

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