Friday is the first day not just of a new year, but of a new decade. It makes sense to do some reflection in light of this, and to make some changes. To help serve your efforts, I’m going to recommend one simple change for the next decade: Create one new, recurring routine in an […]
Archives for December 2009
I hope that everyone had a good Christmas and is looking forward to the new year (new decade, actually). Thanks again to everyone for reading! I’ve been posting a bit less the last few weeks of the year so that I can focus more fully on some large projects. I’ll probably have a few more […]
This is a good word, quoted in If Aristotle Ran General Motors: Architecture is about the good, the true, and the beautiful in our edifices and landscapes, and physics is about the good, the true, and the beautiful in nature.
Here are the six levels of initiative, as summarized by Stephen Covey in Principle Centered Leadership: Wait until told Ask Recommend Act and report immediately Act and report periodically Act on own
I’ve been enjoying the book What Were They Thinking?: Unconventional Wisdom About Management by Jeffrey Pfeffer. Pfeffer is a professor of organizational behavior at the Standord Graduate School of Business and former columnist for Business 2.0. Pfeffer argues that most poor business choices arise when leaders do one of three things: Fail to consider the […]