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Stanley McChrystal: Listen, learn … then lead

This video was originally posted on Ted.org Four-star general Stanley McChrystal shares what he learned about leadership over his decades in the military. How can you build a sense of shared purpose among people of many ages and skill sets? By listening and learning — and addressing the possibility of failure. Stanley McChrystal Military leader […]

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

8 Ways to Read (a Lot) More Books This Year

By Neil Pasricha // This article originally appeared on hbr.org. How much do you read? For most of my adult life I read maybe five books a year — if I was lucky. I’d read a couple on vacation and I’d always have a few slow burners hanging around the bedside table for months. And then […]

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

Spending 10 Minutes a Day on Mindfulness Subtly Changes the Way You React to Everything

This article was originally posted on hbr.org. Leaders across the globe feel that the unprecedented busyness of modern-day leadership makes them more reactive and less proactive. There is a solution to this hardwired, reactionary leadership approach: mindfulness. Having trained thousands of leaders in the techniques of this ancient practice, we’ve seen over and over again that […]