Q&A with Geoff Colvin

I’m honored that Geoff Colvin, author of Talent Is Overrated and the recently released Humans Are Underrated, found some time to speak with us about his books. I love Geoff’s writing for several reasons: First, it is interesting and captivating. Second, Geoff offers perspectives that are both empowering and different. Third, his ideas have always [...]

Interview with Rachel Macy Stafford, Hands Free Mama: Part 1

I’m honored that Rachel Macy Stafford, author of the blog and book titled Hands Free Mama as well as the soon-to-be released Hands Free Life: 9 Habits for Overcoming Distraction, Living Better, and Loving More, found some time to speak with us about her books. I love Rachel’s writing—partly because she is a gifted storyteller using everyday life [...]

Tattoos, association, and interpreting the world

Recently, my friend Brad shared this story with me about his four-year-old son, Eric, which occurred as they were driving: Eric: Daddy, what is that? Brad: That is a prison. Do you know what a prison is? Eric: No. What is it? Brad: Well, a prison is where they put bad people. Do you know what a bad person [...]

Whose topic is it and who should lead the conversation?

Most organizations use one of two options for determining who will lead a meeting. It’s either the manager/supervisor of the group, or it’s an outside person hired to facilitate the meeting. But there is a more powerful option available: Decide on a topic-by-topic basis. The roles people play in a meeting can change from one [...]