The Challenge is Rarely the Problem

When people start talking to you about the challenge at hand, what’s essential to remember is that what they’re laying out for you is rarely the actual problem. And when you start jumping in to fix things, things go off the rails in three ways: you work on the wrong problem; you do the work […]

What is minimalism

Minimalism: the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from them. at least that’s what Joshua Becker says it is

Dealing with the little devils

To build organizations where intelligence is richly utilized, we need both an offensive and a defensive plan. Most leaders who read the book aspire to lead like Multipliers and find “the better angels of their nature,” as Abraham Lincoln once said. However, their efforts are stymied because too much of their mental energy is spent […]