Recently, the Harvard Business Review suggested going beyond typical, traditional learning opportunities and do something different: learn from people, not classes. The article is based on the idea that to be truly successful, business leaders must be “infinite learners” — people who aren’t soured by the idea of learning something new, rather thrive on it. […]
Create a Personal Board of Directors
The old saying “it’s lonely at the top” is true. The higher up you go in an organization, the fewer peers you have. You also learn more confidential information, but there are fewer people with whom you can share it. Despite there being fewer people in your in-company network, higher level positions are also the […]Mastermind Groups, Mentor, Network, Personal Board of Directors, Thought Partners
What Price are You NOT Willing Pay to Succeed?
My friend Wendy is considering a new job. The good news? It’s a great promotion with a significantly higher salary, she can work more from home, and it’s on a different team than she’s on currently … the new team is much more action-oriented and the people get along extremely well. The bad news? It […]
What do YOU think but do not say?
In one of the more memorable scenes (of many) in the movie Jerry Maguire, Jerry stays up all night in a hotel room writing his “manifesto.” It’s all the things he thinks about business and taking care of customers that he thinks no one talks about. He titles his piece “The Things We Think But […]
Dr. David Weiman gives advice on succeeding in a tough economy.
The 4-Hour Workweek
I received an unusual telephone call a few months ago from my friend David: “Whatever you’re doing right now, stop and go out and buy The 4-Hour Workweek,” he said from his cell phone. He was on the beach, reading Timothy Ferriss’s amazing, popular and controversial new book. Where book recommendations go (and restaurants in […]