Tell me more

Simply saying “tell me more” can transform a conflict into a fresh start. When speaking with someone you disagree with, the most courageous thing you could do is simply say “tell me more”. I’ve been thinking about communication skills lately. No matter how...

People or Idea?

What’s more important – people or the idea? When posed to a group, the response is usually 50/50.  According to Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar and author of Creativity Inc., the result means that people genuinely don’t know. The answer is people...

Stand Up?

Should you take a stand on important issues? It’s something many leaders are rubbling with right now.  Eric Topol MD wrote an article for the New Yorker recently about the potential for a new doctors’ organization that would enable...

Hiring for Fit

Have you ever wondered why 80% of Americans are in jobs that they don’t enjoy? The easiest answer is that they have the skill and need the money to support their family, pay off their school debt, buy their dream home or maybe it’s just about survival....