What looks like a people problem is often a situation problem
“No,” Merridy continued, her face looking thoughtful, “I think he was probably not much different than us. He was a hero, that is for certain, but I think more than anything he was just a bear like us who made good choices at a time when those choices were very hard to make. It was […]
We don’t need teams to conduct a vast number of meetings to get their work done. Rather, we need smarter team meetings where people debate rigorously and commit to decisions.
By assuming there are only a few people worth listening to, Diminishers operate as Decision Makers: when the stakes are at their highest, they rely on their own knowledge or an inner circle of people to make the decision. because diminishers assume that they are the smartest in the room so they don’t listen to […]
Kids whose parents let them make their own choices about what they like are more likely to develop interests later identified as passion. From Grit by Angela Duckworth