During a recent Golden State Warriors-Los Angeles Clippers basketball game, Warriors’ Draymond Green made an ego-driven mistake that cost his team the game. When confronted about it afterwards, Green reportedly got belligerent and was suspended for the following game. In a recent Inc. piece, John Boitnott explained how while this was a hot story in […]
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It’s interesting when leaders believe they should never apologize. I say “interesting” because an apology is one of the most basic ways we have, as human beings, for expressing remorse or regret. It’s also simple to do and almost always — when it’s sincere — well-received. It’s not clear why some leaders believe they should […]
Most people recognize that taking breaks are important, but what they often don’t realize is that even very brief breaks — of just a few minutes — provide benefits in terms of concentration, focus, better performance, and sustained energy throughout the day. A recent article entitled “Give Me a Break” in the American Psychological Association’s […]
I’m always a little suspicious of articles that set up what I consider to be a false dichotomy. And a recent article on Forbes pitting passion and purpose against each other, seemed to do just that. There’s been a lot of writing about “passion” and “purpose” in leadership recently. Neither, of course, is “new,” but […]