We’ve talked before about how important is is for leaders to have the mindset of learners. Each year, Shane, David and I have dedicate a few days to go on a learning tour. A learning tour is usually a site visit where we talk with people from organizations we admire. A few years ago, we had the opportunity to visit the Facebook headquarters in California. A friend of ours worked there and gave us a tour of the campus and shared valuable insights into the culture there. [Read more…] about Get Out of Your Office: 6 Things We Learned from Facebook
Archives for November 2016
“Failure is a friend.”
That sounds good (and it has the potential to be true) but failure rarely feels good. How do you leverage failure and turn it into an asset? What do you do if nobody likes the product? [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Bounce Back from Failure
It’s not enough to have a great idea.
You must be able to clearly communicate why the idea is good. [Read more…] about Is My Pitch Sticky?
“The Coca-Cola Company has a board and they’re just selling sugar water. Shouldn’t we all have advisory boards?”
I’ll never forget one of my mentors asking me this question. It was a pivotal moment. [Read more…] about Next Level Success: Start a Personal Advisory Board