Month: October 2012


Reflections from a Reluctant Receiver

This guest blog post by Julie Winkle Giulioni celebrates the September 18 launch of her book with Beverly Kaye, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want.  Julie has spent the past 25 years improving performance through learning. She consults with organizations to develop and deploy innovative instructional designs and training worldwide. [...]


Un-Acts of Leadership

“In living, there is an unliving activity required. It is undoing what needs to remain in the past. Life requires us to live anew while unliving damage. It is in this unlife/life mix we live in a better way, growing and advancing our gifts.” Jon Mertz (aka @thindifference) from Creating an Unlife Life In his [...]


Vehemence and Vitriol

We love to hate politics and politicians. In a US Presidential election year the vitriol flies feverishly from both sides of the aisle.  And it doesn’t just come from the politicians. I saw someone post a plea on Facebook last night to make Facebook a “politics free zone”.  Part of me cringes at that because [...]


What is Your Personal GPA?

Following is a guest post by Eric C. Sinoway, the co-founder & president of Axcess Worldwide, a partnership development company based in New York, and the he author of Howard’s Gift: Uncommon Wisdom to Inspire Your Life’s Work. A friend and business partner of mine, Warren Adams, tells me that he wakes up each morning [...]