Career/Life Tips, leadership

Are you busy or lazy? Same thing.

In designing the next session of a leadership workshop I'm facilitating, I came across this quote, from Tim Ferriss: “Being busy is a form of laziness – lazy thinking and indiscriminate action.” Ouch. Tim's not pulling any punches there, is he? When's the last time you caught yourself telling someone you were busy? Or wearing… Continue reading Are you busy or lazy? Same thing.

Career/Life Tips, Reflections & Questions, tips

New year, new word!

In my last post, I tried to make the case for reflection. I closed by summarizing 2019 in one word (balance) and choosing a word to embrace in 2020. The word I chose for this new year/decade was "optimize." And I have to confess, after sitting with it for a couple weeks, it's just not… Continue reading New year, new word!

Career/Life Tips, Reflections & Questions, tips

Give yourself the gift of FOCUS.

I recently found a notebook from one of the busiest periods of my professional career. It contained my daily to-do lists along with notes from the meetings I attended, right around the time I was trying to build and launch an online learning platform for more than 30,000 students - on top of maintaining my… Continue reading Give yourself the gift of FOCUS.