Few of us run races at the Olympics or score touchdowns in the NFL. But we all play a metaphorical sport in our professional and personal lives. Simply put: we want to succeed and thrive. To win, we must set big goals and work toward effective and influential results. Problems seldom arise from our goal-setting […]
Archive for Performance
As a leader, you have an effect on people. When you leave the room, people ether feel taller or smaller. This is an almost superhero power, but, unfortunately, leaders are often unconscious of it.
Why are some people so good at what they do whereas others struggle with the most basic of tasks? Have you ever wondered if you were capable of achieving more in your work and life? This question is what researcher Anders Ericsson has spent most of his career pondering. And the answers might surprise you.
I have written on “5 Reasons Why You Should Take a Nap Every Day.” But this infographic describes how elite athletes sleep more in order to improve their performance. If you are a high-achiever, this might be the single most important tip I could give you for improving your productivity. (Thanks to ChurchMag for directing […]
“How do you or other leaders in your organization communicate the ‘core values’?” Unless values become behaviors, you only have a set of platitudes. Unfortunately, these platitudes will ultimately create cynicism when smart people realize that your behavior doesn’t line up with your words. At Thomas Nelson we rely on six methods to communicate our values.