I recently saw a piece on television about a human tower building competition in Barcelona. From the image here, you can see how a solid base and distribution of gravitational forces is critical to success. There's more to it, however.
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I was taking a walk recently recovering from back surgery and I was taken aback while looking at some spruce trees in the park.
Why do spruce trees, and shade trees in general, grow needles and leaves on all sides even though it would be able to do more of its job if it concentrated its needles and leaves to the south side so it can get more sun?
The workplace has always seemed to be a place where regular human needs and interactions have been suppressed for fear of what might happen - risk mitigation.
Love is paramount on the list of feelings and actions that is shied away from. However, I would contend it is the most important aspect for making one’s job and customer interactions as fruitful and successful as possible.Read More
In our last Afila Group meeting, we talked about management of Millennials. This topic has been brought up many times in the group and a has been difficult topic. Our members have had varying levels of success with millennial hires.
The word on the street is that they're lazy, don't care about work, can't communicate, etc. Is this really different than previous generations? Does this mean they won't/can't be successful?
Kobe Bryant completed his 20th season in the NBA last night in spectacular fashion. His 60 points, including 17 in a row in the 4th quarter, were the most scored by a player in his final game.
Has Kobe's final season been a 'success'? Given what I consider the best definition of success in sports and in leadership, the answer is definitely YES. Read More