Work/Life Blog

04
Aug

Four Lessons for Young Corporate Strategists and Executives

Four Lessons for Young Corporate Strategists and Executives: Messages From a Japanese Ace Pilot By Dr Hideki Takei Mr. Saburo Sakai (1916-2000) was one of Japan's leading ace pilots during the World War II. His book, "SAMURAI," became very popular all over the world. After the war, he established a printing company and served as CEO. During ...

04
Aug

Delegating for Managers

Delegating requires managers to transfer responsibility to someone else (a co-worker or staff person) to do tasks, supervise projects and report results.  In my experience, learning to delegate is the hardest skill for managers to learn because it really is a negotiation hovering between art and science. Delegating challenges every business skill you can ...

04
Aug

Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability

An excellent and thoughtful piece.  From TED -- Ideas to Share.  I have listened to this several times and am fascinated by the scientific approach to the gray areas between order and mess and feelings and thoughts.  Taoist in the end almost.  Food for thought I think.  Let me know what you think.

09
Jul

Work-Life Balance – Nigel Marsh

Work-life balance, says Nigel Marsh, is too important to be left in the hands of your employer. At TEDxSydney, Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity -- and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen. He offers four observations: There are careers and jobs that are incompatible with ...

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