Each year, I try and read 20 books. Here are the ones I finished in 2022.
We need to learn how to be bored again.
Are you bored? Good. We need to learn to be bored again, if we want to keep our minds fresh and creative.
2019 in 20 Books
Leadership is Terrifying, but the Lessons are Priceless
Leadership is a conscious but scary choice. I've learned a few things about it that might help in your own journey as a leader.
The “Unfriend Me Now” Culture on Social Media Needs a Serious Second Look
I have observed a behaviour on social media (specifically, on Facebook) that should be worrying us: the Unfriend Me Now call-out. Not only is it silly and impractical, it's self-limiting and potentially dangerous, too. Opinion homogeneity isn't good. Here's how it usually happens, based on what I've observed on my own Facebook feed: Person A … Continue reading The “Unfriend Me Now” Culture on Social Media Needs a Serious Second Look
We Need to be Better Friends, Period
The Books that Defined my 2018
My second attempt at reading 20 books in a calendar year. I made 18, and here they are.
So Long, 2018. Thank You for the Lessons.
2018 was an incredibly tough year. Here's what happened, in a nutshell, and some of the most important things I learned through it all.
Why Staying Where You Are is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Career
One to two years. This is the new 'normal', it seems, when it comes to the length of time that people in my generation are staying in their jobs. While there are certain reasons (I can name three off the top of my head) why moving on after a year or two is "okay", I … Continue reading Why Staying Where You Are is One of the Best Things You Can Do for Your Career
Leadership is a People Business – And Why We Should Remember This
To just know what and how to do things aren't enough for our generation of leaders. We must also remember that it's about the people we work with.