We communicate all the time, mostly without thinking about what we’re doing. The problem isn’t just that we communicate casually, but that in doing so we believe that we have accomplished what we set out to do. Communicating is the most difficult of tasks, and the consequences of failure range from the trivial to the catastrophic. How do we share our thoughts with another and know—without doubt—that they now understand what we intended to communicate?
Join us for our next Strategy Books live event! 11 May at 1pm EST! Free to attend, on LinkedIn Live! This time around, I’ll be reviewing “Think Again” by Adam Grant. From the author of “Originals,” it’s a fascinating exploration of what it takes to rethink what already know and believe. Strategy Books is where […]
There is a universal structure that underlies almost all of human functioning. Masters of their craft value it. Others ignore it at their peril. It is enormously simple, and yet incredibly complex. The three-act structure is the anchor that guides almost every meaningful interaction we encounter. Why does it work the way it does? Where does its power come from? Most importantly, how do you apply meaningfully?
Write, and you could become influential, famous and fabulously wealthy. While that might happen, writing rarely pays off with any of those rewards. So why write? Peter has written more than a 1,000 articles. During that time he’s stumbled on a few secrets about writing that he was never taught in school. We learn by doing, so that might not be surprising. We also learn more about what we know by writing it down. In this session Peter will explore how to extract the most benefit possible from this solitary act.
We are excited to be sharing Mark’s review of Good Strategy, Bad Strategy next week on LinkedIn Live! Join us on 16 February at 1:00pm EST.
It is an article of faith that organizations need to adopt best practices in order to be strategically successful. Deciding to follow the crowd seems safe, easy and proven. In many instances, that perspective is not only wrong but dangerous. Here’s why.
All of us take notes. How we learned to do that, though, varies. Our approach has evolved over time, trying to keep up wth our need to stay organized and on top of the world around us. Over the past few months, Mark has taken a deep dive into the world of note taking, researching what has revealed itself to be a deep and convoluted rabbit hole. If you strive for organization, this is a webinar that you won’t want to miss.
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