How Retro – Yahoo CEO Elminates Working Remotely

High tech companies are supposed to be at the leading edge right?  So why did Yahoo’s new CEO just turn the clock back to 1985 and require all of their employees to come into the office?  I can think of a few reasons – what do you think? Workforce...
Management Lessons from The Art of Racing in the Rain

Management Lessons from The Art of Racing in the Rain

I just finished The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein and I can’t recommend it highly enough.  It’s sort of about a dog and sort of about race car driving but it’s really about an approach to life and to challenge that I found both inspiring...

Jason Fried – Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

Great insight on why working in the office and being interrupted all day makes no sense. Looking for more ideas on how to grow your management and leadership skills?  Why not join the Survive Your Promotion group on LinkedIn?  Share management and leadership...

Leadership and Passion – Gary Vaynerchuck

There’s some profanity here and there in this, but it’s a wonderful clip about being passionate about your work. It’s a great example of the fact that leadership comes in all different packages… We just launched the Personal Focus Coaching fan...
Randy Pausch on Time Management

Randy Pausch on Time Management

If you haven’t seen the long version of this talk by Randy Pausch, it’s here. For those of you who are not familiar with the story, Randy was a professor at Carnegie Mellon who died of pancreatic cancer a few years ago. In his last year he gave an...

Lost Generation

Beautiful new twist on the palindrome – what negative thoughts can you turn around this...