257: How to Manage Former Peers: When I start getting the same question regularly, it often becomes an episode topic. This week I spoke with Tom Henschel of The Look & Sound of Leadership to help answer this common question: “I just got promoted. How do I manage my former peers?” View the show notes for key points and books that Tom recommended.
Stop Making Gratitude All About You: Dale Carnegie long ago suggested that we all, “Try honestly to see things from the other person’s point of view.” This article makes a clear distinction on how to do this when expressing gratitude.
The Next Time You’re Afraid to Share Ideas: Best. Sign. Ever.
Solitude and : Loneliness is a big challenge for many leaders. That’s why when one of our Mastermind members passed along this essay, the subtitle immediately caught my eye: “If you want others to follow, learn to be alone with your thoughts.”
Can we avoid the pains of loneliness yet enjoy the pleasures of solitude?: Speaking of loneliness, this article beautifully captures both the pains and pleasures of solitude.
I couldn’t help but think tons about Cal Newport’s lessons for us on deep work when reading both of the above.
Millennials in the Workplace: One of the most talked about episodes so far this year is David Marquet’s message on how to turn followers into leaders. This 1-minute nudge from David shows how millennials (and their bosses) can do just that.
The Love of a Father: Derek Redmond was 150 meters into the 400 meter semi-final of the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. Suddenly, his hamstring snapped. What happened next was an Olympic moment that’s been long remembered.