Browsing Category Habit

Early Riser (#134)

For most of us, the notion of surviving a near-death experience, whether it be personal or professional, is terrifying. If we’re “lucky,” we may experience it once. Hal Elrod has experienced it three times. At…

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Karma Cycle (#116)

Amanda Needham was pissed and she wanted it to be known. A thief had stolen her bike from outside her house in Brooklyn, leaving behind only a tire and the lock. Her bike was her…

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Stop Doing List (#107)

For many of us, the first few weeks of 2018 are focused on goal creation and to-do lists for the developing year. While those are certainly important, I’d encourage you to add one more thing…

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2017 in Review (#104)

Sometimes, what we need is a reminder of what we already know rather than learning something new. Because many of you (myself included) are on vacation this week, I thought that, instead of writing a…

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Breaking Bad (#102)

To be great, organizations and individuals alike need to be embrace their bad side. I don’t mean bad in the behavioral sense. I mean being clear about what you’re not going to be good at….

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BS of Busy (#101)

There’s a response to a commonly asked question that’s become a conversational crutch: “How’s it going?” “Good! Just busy.” This exchange is ubiquitous in both our personal and professional lives. It’s as if busyness carries…

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Hell Yeah or No (#55)

I’ve heard “You have to listen to the Derek Sivers/Tim Ferriss Podcast” from so many friends and colleagues that I’ve lost count. And they were right. I finally found the time to do so and…

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