FROM MY BOOKSHELF: Think Again by Adam Grant

FROM MY BOOKSHELF: Think Again by Adam Grant

The old saying, “seeing is believing” doesn’t really describe how we operate as humans. If you’ve spent any time with me in a workshop, you’ve probably heard me tell a favorite story that challenges this conventional wisdom. There’s this elderly couple. The wife Ethel...
ON MY MIND: Becoming an Adult

ON MY MIND: Becoming an Adult

In a blog about “post-traumatic growth,” I explored how our most painful life events can positively shape us as people and leaders. Healing from trauma requires that we see ourselves as capable of growing – even transforming — during the course of our adult...
ON MY MIND: Post-Traumatic Growth

ON MY MIND: Post-Traumatic Growth

“In some ways suffering ceases to be suffering at the moment it finds a meaning.” —Viktor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning I’ve always been interested in self-repair – the ways in which we put ourselves back together after things fall apart. Over the last...