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Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, once said: “Surround yourself with people who complement your weaknesses and share your passions — success will follow.” He went on to say, “Finding the spotlight isn’t about standing in it. There’s so much to be gained from working with people who support each other to achieve great things. It’s […]

Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion. – Simon Sinek

There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it. Very few people or companies can clearly articulate WHY they do WHAT they do. By WHY I mean your purpose, cause or belief – WHY does your company exist? WHY do you get out of bed every morning? And WHY should anyone care?

Speed without a purpose is chaos.

Velocity is speed toward a purpose.

David Kenny – CEO of the Weather Company

“Love is the only way to grasp another human being in the innermost core of his personality. No one can become fully aware of the very essence of another human being unless he loves him. By his love he is enabled to see the essential traits and features in the beloved person; and even more, […]

If gross miscalculations of a person’s value can occur on a baseball field…with millions watching…what [does] that say about the measurements of performance in other lines of work? – Michael Lewis Moneyball How do you measure performance in your organization? Are you using the right metrics? The book Moneyball describes how professional baseball (in general) […]

The paradoxes and internal inconsistencies in each of us are root causes of all manner of conflicts… – Brad Feld – Startup Life From a Social Style standpoint internal inconsistencies show up in our Social Style graph, no matter who we are. That is because there are some Social Styles that are opposed to each […]

We don’t want to win the argument. We want to win the relationship.

It is amazing what Bob Littell has been able to accomplish with the Pay it Forward Netweaving model. I am proud to know Bob and be a NetWeaving Ambassador. Pay it Forward week is April 15th – 18th. Visit the to learn more. Connect with me to learn more about Bob’s Don’t Need to […]

The debate about remote working has raged for the past week following Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer’s opposition to her staff working from home. Now Michael Bloomberg has said he’s always thought working from home is ‘one of the dumber ideas I’ve ever heard’.

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