How Come Nobody Liked Vincent Van Gogh Until After He Died?
I suppose we could ask this question about many famous painters. Many don’t become famous until after they’re dead. But let’s concentrate on Vincent van Gogh.One Leadership Skill You Can’t Do Without
Leadership skills range from emotional intelligence to critical thinking. Underpinning them all is this one: perspective. Here’s how to develop it.COVID-19 and the Fear of Death
The headlines in our local newspaper stated the grim facts: “Death toll reaches 2 million.” The article then began with these disturbing words: “The global death toll from COVID-19 topped 2 million Friday, crossing the threshold amid a vaccine rollout so immense but so uneven that in some countries there is real hope of vanquishing the outbreak, while in other, less-developed parts of the world, it seems a far-off dream.Get It Done Yesterday! Impulsive Vs. Deliberate Leadership Decision Making
Impulsive leaders want to move quickly on a decision and tend to use the concept of “imperfect information” as license to not do their homework. They are very action-oriented but run into problems from not thinking through decisions before acting. To an impulsive leader, need dates aren’t as important as moving fast. An impulsive leader may not have the time to do something right the first time, but will need extra time later to re-do or un-do something. In contrast, deliberate leaders are mindful of decision speed, but only as input into overall decision quality. They understand the concept of imperfect information, but don’t use it as an excuse to not learn what they can about a decision’s implications. They can be every bit as action oriented as an impulsive leader. What are some warning signs that you might be an impulsive leader? Here are seven:Writing to Sell Versus Writing to Communicate
Often it can be difficult to know what type of writing you need, though. It’s easy to think that all writing is the same, but it’s not. There is writing to communicate and writing to sell.