Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Brain on Celebration

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The last place most people see a celebration is at work. In fact, polls suggest that 75% of employees feel disengaged, suffer from crippling stress or dislike their jobs. Have you ever wondered why folks would rather move grave yards, than take their talents into work? Or why university leadership classes tend to tank into drudgery?

Why Most Meetings Suck

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When Tom Hansen said most meetings suck, he hit on a rampant waste of human talent today. Given research that shows CEOs spend on-third of their working time in meetings, begs the question: How do you engage more talents at meetings? Consider that: Only 5% of what’s heard sticks. Tone… Read more »

DNA of Winning Perspectives

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Walter Scott offered heads up on the brain’s propensity to propel or stalemate talents, when he said,

Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.

Your brain draws on accurate perspectives to win you success.

DNA of Winning Perspectives

In contrast, one distorted outlook can cloud current opportunities and barricade you from goals you desire.

The most typical winning perspective is optimism. Look at problems with solutions in mind, and your perspective works in your favor. No wonder innovative results tend to follow.

Views that drag you into ruts on the other hand, come from allowing past mistakes to cloud future opportunities. Ever allowed a persistent need to be right to block you from a relationship you once enjoyed.