The Art of the Awkward 1:1: This may challenge you to rethink how you’re approaching 1:1 meetings with employees.
We Drop People Who Give Us Critical Feedback: Research shows this is what many people do. If you want to get better at this, this past episode on how to get way better at accepting feedback will help.
It Took Sheryl Sandberg Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You’ll Hear Today: Speaking of feedback, here’s what Sheryl Sandberg said recently to employees at Airbnb.
Under Executive Questioning: Tons of lessons about mindset and professional development in this month’s episode of The Look & Sound of Leadership by my friend Tom Henschel. You’ll find it especially helpful if you regularly brief senior leaders.
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions: I had the pleasure of getting introduced to Dan Ariely recently and it reminded me of his book. Reading this influenced my thinking on marketing and pricing in many positive ways.
9 Rules for Discussing Election Results at Work: The U.S. election didn’t go the way most people thought. Here’s how to approach it at work.
Grandpa Has Been Waiting 81 Years For This: Saw lots of touching moments coming out of Chicago this past week, but this one was my favorite.