A Powerful Way To Deal With Difficulty

We all have to deal with people who rub us the wrong way from time to time. It is an inevitable part of human interaction, to encounter people who feel draining, to be around or impossible to get along with.  For many professionals, this is actually part of our...

How To Recover From Adversity

Resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from difficulty; toughness. It is your business’s ability to spring back into shape after an unexpected impact; elasticity. It also means being able to spring forward and adapt to changing conditions without losing sight...

Talent Will Only Get You So Far

While I was in the States a few years back, I had dinner with my buddy Tim Vandehey, another ghostwriter who lives in Kansas City. Tim knows the publishing industry inside and out. He writes for celebrities and industry leaders and has had a number of his projects hit...

Leading Your (Now) Remote Team Through the Storm

Sharing tips from a conversation with a friend yesterday about managing your (now remote) team during this S&!itStorm: Here’s what I am hearing and seeing from staff who’ve been displaced and now are “lucky” enough to work from home. Your...

The Problem With Strategic Planning

Nearly everyone agrees that strategic planning is important. But there’s one huge problem: no one seems to take the time to do it. Leadership and Strategic Planning Leaders, in particular, know that they need to do strategic planning. In a recent Harvard Business...