When I am ready for bed, I have a conversation with both sides of myself: I am both a pessimist and I am also an optimist. My pessimist reminds me about all of the things I did not do, along with all the stuff that I managed to avoid. The optimist? Well he chimes in and … More The Button of Destruction
I confess. I am a quiet leader. There, I have said too much already. As a Leader, sometimes I hide that I am quiet. If you wonder why, just ask yourself who do you think is in charge of a meeting? Usually we assume that the leader is the one who talks first and who … More A Quiet Leader Manifesto
Why is it that the longer I am away from work, the lower my IQ seems to get? I call this the Post Vacation Cognitive Lag (PVCL). There should be a diagnosis for it and employers should be educated about the financial impacts resulting from PVCL. We should get a couple of Post-Vacation Leave days to … More Your Vacation and The Walking Dead Effect
Business cards are stupid and they may be ruining your life. Go ahead, ask your card the following equation: 100000000000 (100 Billion) x 118 = ? Bet your card draws a blank, just check the back of your card… What do the numbers mean? The first number – 100 Billion. No, it is … More Why Your Business Cards May be Ruining Your Life
This is the third in a series of articles on Positive Psychology. I have more content on the subject of Positive Psychology which you can find here. To get the content hot off the press, sign up at the email link on the right column of this page or at my Facebook page. You can also search my archived content … More Positive Psychology of Parenting – Part 1: Accept your Inner Darth Vader
Do you need a fitter bathtub? Does your tub need a tummy tuck, bowtox, an Ab Wheel, laser surgery, a six pack or improved well being? No, I am not high right now. I recently saw an advertisement about how to get a fitter bathtub. Yes, that is right children. And how do we get a … More A fitter bathtub?
This is the second in a series of articles on Positive Psychology. I have written a longer, more referenced article on the subject which you can find here. To get the content hot off the press, sign up at the email link on the right column of this page or at my Facebook page. You can also search … More Positive Psychology: Listening for the Rest of the Story