Learning Agility

Learning agility, a core career and life strength, is seeking new experiences, applying feedback, and reflecting on lessons learned. I write tips on how mindfulness, learning agility, and storytelling can help you love your career. As a bonus, most of these tips will also enhance your...

I write tips on how mindfulness, learning agility, and storytelling can help you love your career. And all three work together. Here's how.   Mindfulness is the practice of becoming more fully aware of, and focused on, what's taking place within and around you. It's concentration on steroids....

In advance of Women's Equality Day on August 26, I'd like to offer three action steps that men can take to become stronger allies to female colleagues in the workplace. The first is to sponsor a women of color at your company or organization. You can...

I believe that everyone can enhance their learning agility and get clearer on their goals by hiring an executive or life coach at some point in their career However, selecting the right kind of coach is just as paramount as the decision to get coaching in...

I help others (beginning with myself) to grow happier in their careers by getting more clarity. I get the greatest satisfaction in life when I help others—anyone, family, friend, colleague, or “random stranger”—to suffer less and grow happier. Deep inside, beyond all exterior words, actions, and...

To learn is to live! I devote most of my personal and professional learning energy into books and podcasts, but I also have some favorite online resources. These sorts of curated lists evolve over time, but as of September 2019 these are my favorites: Mindfulness, Learning...

A collective lack of empathy and critical thinking is tearing our country at the seams. We can and must do better. Empathy and critical thinking reinforce and strengthen one another. The lack of either undermines the other as well. Empathy is the ability to recognize the emotions...

A more inclusive workforce and society will be infused with the best critical thinking we can muster. In the 1991 movie Defending Your Life, advertising executive Daniel Miller (played by Albert Brooks) dies tragically and arrives in the "afterlife," where he must face trial and defend...

The media's bias against powerful women, whether they're politicians or business leaders, is so entrenched that the average person is anesthetized to it and won't easily spot it in action. The fight for women's equality would be easier if the patriarchy was simply confined to ostensible...

Men? Have you given much thought to what "patriarchy" truly means? Do you realize how much it's benefited us while hindering so many women's quality of life? My first job out of college was at Walt Disney World. I remember a meeting during which a white...