Color Filter Theory

Color Filter Theory

The story you believe becomes your experience of reality, because it’s your filter for all of your experiences. If you filter your life through the lens of anxiety, everything will feel like a threat. If you filter your life through the lens of hopelessness,...
Distractions (Squirrel!)

Distractions (Squirrel!)

Distractions are a baked-in part of the modern workplace. Wouldn’t it be great if we could eliminate them and just focus on our important work? Well… on this episode we share six strategies for dealing with distractions in your world, and how to focus on...
Protecting Your Team’s Time and Attention

Protecting Your Team’s Time and Attention

Subscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSThe two most precious resources you have as a creative pro are your time and attention. They are under a constant onslaught from organizational needs, client demands, and personal anxieties. As a manager, you must commit to...
Unnecessary Baggage

Unnecessary Baggage

I have a confession to make: I’m a natural-born over-packer. When I go on a trip, it’s very likely that I’ll come home with a lot of unworn clothes and unnecessary weight in my travel bag. This is a tendency I recognized early in my business travel...
The “Killer App” For Career Advancement

The “Killer App” For Career Advancement

Yesterday I spent time with students at Miami University in Oxford, OH, and I shared with them what I believe to the the “killer app” that will help them achieve their goals faster and more successfully than they can imagine. On this episode, I share what...
The Art of Completing Conversations

The Art of Completing Conversations

So much stress and misalignment happens in organizations because conversations are left incomplete. There is misunderstanding, dissonance, and a general level of anxiety about expectations and next steps. On this episode, we share a few simple strategies for...