Archive for the ‘Commentary’ Category

Counter Approach

Monday, November 26th, 2018

One of the many Cognitive Biases – errors in thinking when interpreting the world around us – is Self-Serving Bias. Defined as ‘the tendency to claim more responsibility for successes than failures,’ it can be summarized as judging myself by my intentions and judging others by their actions. When I mess up something, my typical […]

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Do Do

Friday, November 23rd, 2018

Clients often ask me how to be more organized, more productive, more time efficient. Typically, that leads to discussion around their work style: Check email first thing in the morning? Desk messy at the end of the day? Others managing your clock? When we journey to a deeper level, the conversation turns to an exploration […]

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Basic Etiquette

Monday, October 15th, 2018

This past weekend my wife and two of her friends hosted a bridal shower for the daughter of another friend. Only about half of those who received an electronic invitation took the time to respond. Keep in mind all they had to do was click ‘Yes’ or ‘No.’ It could be this is a generational […]

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Either Or

Monday, September 24th, 2018

During the bike and rowing portions of my workouts, I continue to listen to podcasts. Some are for business (Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell and Freakonomics). Some for learning (Hidden Brain, Stuff You Missed in History Class, TED WorkLife). Some are just for downright fun (30 for 30, the latest Panoply serial, You Must Remember This). […]

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Buyer’s Resource

Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

Part II of II As Kyle relocates to Nashville, he’s considering buying a house, rather than paying rent. He asked me what advice I have… and this is what I shared: When we bought our first home, I created a list of things important to us. Don’t know where that is; however, here are a […]

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