It’s Not About You

“The greatest untapped source of motivation is a sense of service to others; focusing on the contribution of our work to other peoples’ lives has the potential to make us more productive than thinking about helping ourselves.” This quote came from Adam Grant. At 31, Grant is the youngest-tenured and highest-rated professor at Wharton Business…

Shut Up & Listen—You Might Just Learn Something!

We’re impatient. We don’t have many thoughtful conversations anymore. We communicate in sound bites of 140 characters or less. We respond to headlines or buzzwords. This challenges our ability to listen. Or to even have the opportunity to listen. Think about your day. It’s becoming exceedingly difficult to listen, to observe and understand the subtleties…