Making Prioritizing a Priority

   While enjoying the power outage vacationing in Bayfield, WI over the July 4th holiday a few years ago, I was able to finish reading David Rock's book Your Brain at Work.  I first heard of Rock through his famous article The Neuroscience of Leadership. Rock got my attention in the book's opening "scene."  Emily is one of the book's two main characters.  She's in the first day of a new job after a major promotion.  Having arrived at work early, she sits down to prioritize her day, but finds ..

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This Student needed a Wingman

I’ve decided it’s time for me to learn to write. Not write at the level where friends consider me a good writer, but at a level where even crazy busy people read my stuff. Because it’s worth reading. I ramped up my writing effort by hiring Lindsey Hadwin as my writing coach/editor/wingman. The Student Wasn’t Ready To explain hiring Lindsey, let’s travel back 35 years to the day I launched my career as a rock-and-roll star. Having completed my BA degree,my parents graduation gift ..

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You…the hero in an epic story

About a month ago I spoke to the Eagle Group as John Swaney's guest.  The Eagle Group serves Minnesota Veterans in career transition and everyone attending that night was either looking for a job or had found one with the group's support.  I met a lot of interesting and impressive men and women that night. One of those interesting people was Alan Hill.  I had breakfast with Alan earlier this week.  Although Alan is now an IT guy at United Health Group, he's also got lots of experience in ..

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