Procrastination

During the Super Bowl, probably about halftime, I was on my way home after running some errands. I had the radio on and was listening to an interview with Tim Urban about procrastination.  Tim, a blogger whose blog, Wait but Why, explores procrastination.  He described his early theory that procrastinator’s brains were different than non-procrastinators. […]

Finding Balance and Focus

A colleague of mind recently shared an article on LinkedIn.  Written by John Eades the article, The People You Should Lead For, includes the Dale Partridge quote, “Success at work without success at home, isn’t success at all.” As executives, we’re the leaders who have the ability insure the corporate culture we create in our […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Our Career Roadmap

With our compass set and our vision of where we’re going clear, our next step is to develop a roadmap for our executive journey.  Regardless of where we are on the journey it’s never too early or too late to lay out a roadmap. Our roadmap might include multiple positions and opportunities or it might […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Our Career Vision

A colleague of mine was sharing a story that struck me as one of life’s ironies.  In the days before GPS was available on every phone, he and his wife were travelling cross country.  She was driving and he dozed off.  Upon awakening he asked her how they were doing. She replied, “I don’t know […]

The Executive’s Toolbox: Executive Appearance

An executive’s appearance, and the importance it has to career progression, is often under-estimated, much to the detriment of many executive careers.  This is regrettable as it’s not tough to master. Even in today’s casual and often virtual environment executive appearance is still so important it’s rare for an executive to be hired without a […]