The Science of Putting Pen to Paper

Studies Show: It Forces You to Focus One of my earliest memories involves a handwriting struggle. My class had been tasked with writing stories. I love stories. My masterpiece, about accidentally catching a great...

Just Enough Cook

In Defense of Quiet Competence Steve Jobs was a virtuoso. Using technology and design, he changed the way we think about computers, phones, music, and movies. Tim Cook, by contrast, comes off as...

Look for the Good Apples

Leverage Your Attitude, Save the Whole Barrel When the conversation turned to his status as the first American to hold the much-coveted WBC World Heavyweight Championship belt in eight years, no one would’ve batted...

How Do You Change Organizational Culture?

6 Steps to Turn Things Around Years ago, I was on a panel discussion led by Phil Cooke. Our topic was “How to Change Organizational Culture.” This is something every leader eventually faces....

Some People Are Your Greatest Assets

Build Your Business Around the Exceptions Most employees are interchangeable parts in your corporate machine. Your employees may be great people. They may be smart, talented, and attractive. They may be volunteer firefighters,...

The Power of Productive Thinking

Why the Right Tools Aren't Enough to Succeed Tim Ferriss’s 4-Hour Workweek is an enormously popular book, selling more than 1.35 million copies since its 2007 release. But that doesn’t mean its message...

4 of Today’s Best Content Management Apps

Which One is Right for You? Calendars are the lifeblood of business operations. They always have been and always will be. One of the most common observations of successful businesses (and individuals) is...

Your Own Personal Time Machine

5 Simple Ways to Recover the Lost Art of Note Taking If you spend much time in meetings or presentations, note taking is a survival skill. So I’m surprised at how few people bother...

How to Diversify Your Happiness

If you’ve spent any time thinking about your retirement account or other investments you may have, you’re probably familiar with the concept of asset diversification. The idea is to not over-invest in one particular...

What I’ve Learned from the Young Leaders of Stoneman Douglas High School

I took the picture that accompanies this post from atop a trash can at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Montana Avenue in Santa Monica on Saturday. Thousands of people rallied there at the...

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