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“The Organized Mind” by Daniel Levitin: Part One

This book helped me understand some of the finer points of being an “executive.” The ways we can externalize our memories and techniques to be in the moment at all times by organizing your time, thoughts, and anything else that … Continue reading

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Response to “Why Some Teams are Smarter” on NPR

I listened to this response and interview with the authors of the NY Time Article “Why Some Teams are Smarter” and started to make some links between other works I’ve written about. Here is the NPR link for this On … Continue reading

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“Work Happy” by Jill Geisler: Part Three

If you want to build, maintain, and improve your workplace, you have to become adept at not just managing, but leading change. Change involves two key challenges for people—learning and letting go. Five change accelerators: Education Emotion Motivation Collaboration Communication … Continue reading

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“Work Happy” by Jill Geisler: Part Two

Management is about authority, and leadership is about influence. The ability to accurately perceive your own and other’s emotions; to understand the signals that emotions send about relationships; and to manage your own and other’s emotions. Hold yourself accountable for … Continue reading

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“Work Happy” by Jill Geisler: Part One

1. “His enthusiasm is contagious. People enjoy working for him because he isn’t jaded or cynical. He inspires people to work harder. His judgment is respected by both his staff and supervisors. He is loyal to the company, yet not … Continue reading

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