High Tech/High Touch
I'm wondering how many marriages have been saved by GPS, with no more fights over stopping to ask for directions. Seems to me it should be part of the wedding vows: "To have and hold, to use GPS, in sickness
Who's writing the next page of your life every day? No one? Someone else? You? Are you writing a new page or the same one repeatedly? Learn why "legacy" is not a search for meaning, but the creation of meaning for
Stop Right There
The way to stop bad behavior is to confront it on the spot. Any delay, any passivity, simply enables the behavior and emboldens the individual. This is especially true with passive/aggressive behavior, condescension, and disrespect. There is some discomfort in confrontation,
The key to successfully eliciting quality referrals is to ask for specific names or titles. Example: Would you introduce me to your counterpart in Europe? Would you introduce me to Mary Jones, your CFO? When you merely ask for "names" you'll either hear "Let
Episode 172: Frank Advice
Why making noise when you yawn is so damn annoying. Listen to this episode on your favorite podcast platform: Stop using "like" to introduce your thoughts. Stop using Zoom backgrounds. Some more advice in this podcast.
Alan Weiss’s Word of the Week™ – 01/27/20
Today's word: abjure.
I always loved stick shift (manual transmission) driving. Real sports cars had only manual transmissions. But when Ferrari gave them up, I gave up on Ferraris. Anyone can simply push the pedal to the floor, and tapping paddle shifters is embarrassing
Where Are the Best and the Brightest?
Did anyone really doubt that the vaccine distribution would be a bureaucratic nightmare, that people would cheat to "cut the line," and that everyone would point fingers toward someone else? Just thinking logically, not politically, it's hard to imagine larger