Posts Tagged ‘stretch’

CM 078: Scott Sonenshein on Succeeding With Less

Why do some succeed with so little, while others fail with so much? Scott Sonenshein, author of the book, Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less and Achieve More than You Ever Imagined, thinks it happens because we get caught up in a mindset of chasing. A Professor of Management at Rice University, Scott is also…

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CM 033: Karie Willyerd on Future-proofing Your Career

Fear of job obsolescence ranks higher for most people than their fear of dying! Only half of workers today believe their skills will be valuable three years from now, and of this group, only a third feels their companies are providing the kinds of training they need to do anything about it. That means the…

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Make This School Year Unforgettable

“Growth doesn’t happen by accident. It’s the result of intentional effort and consistent progress. You must define how you want to grow and then establish a plan to help you get there.” Todd Henry, Die Empty Yolanda’s a tenth-grade World History teacher in Harlem. When she talks about her students, her school, and her principal,…

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Savor It

When you’re working really hard to achieve certain goals, you get used to keeping your head down, focusing, and blocking out everything else. You learn to screen out all distractions, good and bad. So when something amazing happens, an opportunity you’d only read about, you have to force yourself to stop and appreciate it. Savor…

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