Remember the ROI of Curiosity

Previously, Dan wrote on the current internal culture dynamics that we have observed across firms, specifically on the effort and engagement required, from one Baby Boomer to another. Today, I continue the conversation with the first of two invitations to people my age and career stage.    I often wonder why the Baby Boomers smear … Continued

‘Why am I here?’ Eradicating listlessness on your team

By Laura Andersen It is way too easy now. A meeting gets put on your calendar about a project. No preparation instructions, no asks in advance, no provided purpose. You’re lukewarm on the project, not fully convinced of its merits yet. But everyone can see that your calendar is blank at that time. So, you … Continued

Straightening Out the Mess of Managing

Friends, I had two great conversations this week, which I will relate today as the foundation for a month-long series to help you think about how you might manage better.  Breakfast #1:  Bill* and I were talking about a CEO we both worked for.  “He was so hard to figure,” I said.  Bill said, “I … Continued

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