Working Wisdom: The Heart of Business

Only do what your heart tells you. - Princess Diana  Mankind is a thinking species, but also an emotional one.  This fact is often overlooked in today’s hyperactive, quantitative business environment.  Critical analysis, measurement and judgment are necessary “hard skills” of business – but they are insufficient.  “Hard skills” don’t lend themselves to innovation nor … Continue reading Working Wisdom: The Heart of Business

Working Wisdom: The Impact of Change on Your Mind

Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind.  To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse.  To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better.  To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. - King Whitney, Jr.  Change management … Continue reading Working Wisdom: The Impact of Change on Your Mind

Working Wisdom: Ideas to Keep You Motivated

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.  - Chinese proverb  Profound growth requires transformational changes that take time.  Although we all have experienced the sudden “a ha!” moment in which the solutions to our problems miraculously appeared, we often forget the conscious and unconscious wrestling, weighing and assessing that preceded these moments … Continue reading Working Wisdom: Ideas to Keep You Motivated