The days of ‘cog-in-the-machine’ employment is coming to an end. As the information economy grows and develops, people who can do more than shift a lever or press a button on a production line are more important than ever. But, what is it exactly that we need people, in this new era of work, to … Continue reading How to make a dent and have a successful career in the new era of work
In the early pages of their book The Power of Full Engagement, Jim Loehr and Tony Schwartz share a turning point in the trajectory of their business working with world class athletes. After years of helping athletes perform consistently at a high level under competitive pressure, Jim and Tony were invited by a number of … Continue reading How to manage your energy, instead of your time
In 2003, two of the greatest ever to play the game of basketball faced off in the NBA Allstar Game: Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. The old school and the new school battled in what would, in hindsight, become a passing of the crown from one king to the next. At one point in the … Continue reading What Michael Jordan can teach you about career success
A list of every Medium article I ‘Recommended’ in 2015. Enjoy.
When you move on from your current job, what kind of legacy do you want to leave behind? It's a tough question to answer, likely because you've never really thought about it before. You should though. And, here's why. So many of us make the mistake of letting our careers happen to us, rather than being proactive and … Continue reading What do you want your legacy to be?: two steps to becoming indispensable
In 2011, a good friend and I coached a varsity boys basketball team at an international school in Myanmar (Burma). Leading into the pre-season, I created a rule book which outlined how the team was expected to conduct themselves during the season. The rule book was inspired by thoughts and principles that were originally developed and used … Continue reading The Rule Book: 19 elite-athlete behaviours that will make you more successful at work & in life