Avoidable team problems include conflict, bullying, low engagement, top talent turnover. You can remove those SOLEY by respecting people's inherent value vs treating them like replaceable cogs in a wheel.
Evolution's solution to uncertainty = play
If you didn't blame someone for a result, what would you do instead?
Only the people who don't know how to read emotions think emotions are unpredictable. Those who speak the language can see the predictability and patterns and use them as data to solve problems.
British psychologist Winnicott reminded us that childhood is affected by things that should have happened but didn't & things that shouldn't have happened but did. We then grapple with these in adulthood - certainly at work.
Be a person, not your role - Melis Senova
See people w inherent value & unlimited potential. It makes you an influential leader. Can you do that w someone you fear/hate/disrespect?
Life changes at any moment; enjoy the one you're in pic.twitter.com/ugSiNyeOrT
Go on a blame diet: Stop all blame toward self & others & see what emotions & insight emerge.
An article worth reading - Memo to the CEO: Are you the source of workplace dysfunction? tinyurl.com/ybc5myee
Is this a good thing that some of us are "battle born"? pic.twitter.com/kET5jbQ0Qq
Jeff Bezos transformed. Might this be the result of a "winner takes all" mentality? pic.twitter.com/i1xJmoNeFN
If this is fashion where our our faces are "erased," let's be unfashionable. pic.twitter.com/Qa7x8Mw2yg
@Desruk Yes. In fact, there is not "free speech" if the context infuses fear for some people and not others. Apologies for the delay in response!
Make your inner life the most important part of your leadership. Starting today.
What labels do you carry around from childhood and how do they affect you as a leader? Winner? Pushy? Bossy? Geek? Rebel? Introvert? Lazy?
It's better to discuss issues, even if they are potentially inflammatory vs suppress them, risking they erupt without notice, later
Google execs lost an opportunity to discuss issues that are key to psychological safety such as sharing differing opinions.
Talk about fake news... theguardian.com/technology/20…
Chaotic times need calm and grounded people who make thoughtful, deliberate decisions.
When you lose your fear and sense of shame you gain a lot of power. - Sarah Nadav
When we're faced with contradictions, what do we choose? To obey the law/culture or stick to our morals? pic.twitter.com/KF5tWL7U6F
We're supposed to learn to be human from robots? singularityhub.com/2017/07/05…
Re: sexual harassment/assault in SV. Let's start IDing the needs people fill when they do what they do... the human need to feel significant
An ex of a leader who fails to design & cultivate a functional team culture. It cost him his CEO job of his own firm theguardian.com/technology/20…
Danish Govt's video re: how absurd it is to give private info in analog life when we approve it for a free app youtube.com/watch?v=xYZtHI…
Question everything. To be able to do that, you have to feel that you'll be ok regardless of the amount of certainty in your life.
A wonderful ex of creativity & innovation -- connecting unexpected dots:youtube.com/watch?v=HnnSQv…
Liberation is about our rights to question everything - Ai Wei @aiww_en youtube.com/watch?v=YMtsod…
The emerging leadership model: using work as a tool for self-development. Ex with Eileen Fisher: youtube.com/watch?v=OO0-Fs…
Leadership is when people follow you because they want to vs have to.
Why be interesting? So that you can leave a mark, not a blemish - Jessica Hagy
Leaders must lead outside the same box in which they're socialized. How? Seeing people as humans with inherent value - all else follows.
You need different skills in each context - corporate & entrepreneurship. A success in one won't seamlessly apply to the other. Adapt.
Why do smart people struggle as leaders? They don't use their emotions as data.
Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. - Goethe
Why Americans smile and others don't. Hint: it's context. Cute video: theatlantic.com/video/index/5…
See how each "camp" lives in contempt of the other. We won't achieve much this way: graphics.wsj.com/blue-feed-re…
If you want to know if you can trust someone, trust them! - Ernest Hemingway
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. - Abraham Lincoln
You never change things by fighting the existing model. For change, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. - Bucky Fuller
There is more right than wrong in you, regardless of what's wrong. -Jon Kabat-Zinn
The mind is like an ocean - sometimes calm, sometimes tumultuous. How do you respond to your mind? And do you respond the same way at work?
Truth heals even if it's painful. Lies postpone the truth and create consequences that can be avoided by telling the truth.
Reason alone is not sufficient to explain today's global problems & find creative solutions. Reason & emotions are the power duo that will.