Six Reasons Why Boundaries Help Everyone Be More Successful


There are all sorts of boundaries in our lives. Boundaries define the playing field for most sports. Fences provide boundaries for homes and farms. Walls keep people in, or out. These are obvious and clear boundaries. There are others that while we know they exist, there isn’t a physical line of demarcation. The boundaries in […]

Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential


By John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut Who doesn’t want to be more influential? More influential as a friend, as a parent, as a spouse (or potential spouse)? Or more to the point of this blog, as a professional and a leader? If you really don’t want to be more influential, feel free to click away […]

Harnessing the Power of Your Biggest Listening Distraction

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When I read a title like that I immediately start thinking things like: I wonder what he thinks the biggest listening distraction is? Will I agree? Will my guess be correct? Will this article be worth my time? . . . Chances are, you are thinking some version of those things as you read them. […]

Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative


By Scott Eblin Have you ever felt overworked and overwhelmed? That is probably a silly question. The author, Scott Eblin, wants to help. And with this book, that he is uniquely qualified to write (he tells why through a personal story in the introduction and I will leave you in a bit of suspense), he […]