Building Differential Strengths As Investor, Operator Or Advisor

Building Differential Strengths As Investor, Operator Or Advisor

Strengths are made up of a combination of innate talent, learned knowledge, practiced skills, hard-won experience tying it all together, and, at the highest, best level, craft-level caring and sensibilities absorbed from apprenticeships with masters over time.

How To Manage The New Hierarchy Of Meeting Engagement

How To Manage The New Hierarchy Of Meeting Engagement

Meeting engagement getty There’s a whole new hierarchy of meeting engagement. Be aware of the different levels and your options for managing them. Those engaged and in-person at meetings are better able to learn, contribute and decide than those either just paying...

How To Help Those Lacking The Confidence To Be Open To Help

How To Help Those Lacking The Confidence To Be Open To Help

Don’t. You cannot help those lacking the confidence to be open to help. Instead, find another person or another way to help them or walk away. Earlier, I wrote about why you should hire people with enough confidence to be open to input. It built on ex-Stanford...

Relooking At Flipping The Classroom For Business Meetings

Relooking At Flipping The Classroom For Business Meetings

One of my early articles was Follow the 'Flipped Classroom' Model in Business Presentations. The main point was that it was time to flip your business meeting model. I noted that the norms for teaching and presenting information in the classroom were making a...

How To Ask Struggling Colleagues If They Want Help

How To Ask Struggling Colleagues If They Want Help

In a lovely NY Times article, Jancee Dunn described a conversation with her sister, a teacher, ‘“What do you do when a kid is emotionally overwhelmed?’ I asked. Many teachers at her school, she told me, ask students a simple question: Do you want to be helped, heard...