ON MY MIND: Shift 2, From Cryptic to Candid

ON MY MIND: Shift 2, From Cryptic to Candid

In this series I’m exploring the Six Shifts in mindset and behavior that leaders can make in order to be more successful in having high-stakes conversations — conversations about topics that matter to you and that may elicit conflict or strong emotions in others....
ON MY MIND: Ask Open Questions

ON MY MIND: Ask Open Questions

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves… Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.” — Rainer Maria Rilke...
ON MY MIND: Learning to THiNK Before You Speak

ON MY MIND: Learning to THiNK Before You Speak

I’m a big believer in free speech. But, when it comes to my own freedom of expression, I’ve learned that there’s such a thing as speaking too freely – too hastily, too re-actively, too fervently — especially when I am trying to influence others. Asking myself the...