Issue 159

Work/Life Balance Is Hurting Us: A Manifesto for a Better Life Because of Work, Not Despite It
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Jennifer Moss
159 “It makes us believe that work is hard and horrible—that life is fun and work is tolerated. Too many of us cling to the weekend after just ‘getting by’ every other day of the week. Life shouldn’t begin on Friday and end on Sunday.”


The Good and Bad of Grit
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Caroline Adams Miller
159 “In order to make it easier to understand the differences between good grit and bad grit, I’ve divided up the types of positive Authentic Grit that I see in the world, along with examples to help flesh out their significance and meaning.”


Becoming the New Boss
Dec. 20, 2017 - By: Naphtali Hoff, PsyD
159 “What can be done to help new leaders hit the ground running and enjoy sustained success? That was the question that I asked after my own challenging leadership experience. The following is some of what I learned.”



Issue 158

Archaic “Best” Business Practices Toxic to Resilience, Innovation, and Change (Plus, What To Do Instead!)
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Carol Sanford
158 “The concept of ‘best practices‘ is no protection against toxic practices. Most of these ‘best practices‘ have never been validated and are marketing hype invented by a consultant company.”


Creating Change from the Inside-Out
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Todd Davis
158 “I’ve learned that it’s not only the people who determine an organization’s performance, it’s what happens between people that makes the greatest impact on effectiveness.”


What Your Career Needs Now Is Some Relational Intelligence
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Angie McArthur & Dr. Dawna Markova
158 “In this age of complexity, chaos, and constantly changing teams, the more skill you have to work and relate across differences, the more effective and happier you will be.”


The Expectant Non-Profit: A Guide for Navigating the Healthy Growth of Organizations
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Maxine Harris, PhD
158 “Just like new parents often need a ‘how to’ book, so do new non-profit CEOs. So here it is, a guide for helping your organization flourish and live well into old age … ”


Calling All Leaders
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Constance Dierickx, PhD
158 “Too often, we think that people who lead in high-stakes matters are special people. They are not. You do not need to be a special person, with super-human powers and nerves of steel. What do you need? Courage, character, judgment, and fortitude.”


Think Bigger! Change Your Thinking. Change the World.
Nov. 21, 2017 - By: Michael W. Sonnenfeldt
158 “Most people don’t think big enough, which could be the biggest factor limiting their success. And, yes, that includes you.”



Issue 157

There Are No Strangers Here: A Rising Tribe Lifts All Boats
Oct. 18, 2017 - By: Sally Haldorson
157 “In my 20 years of covering the genre, I’ve met an awful lot of impressive women in the pages of business books. Thank goodness there are more now than earlier in my career, because the going gets tougher the older I get, and the more responsibility I take on.”




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