Hiring Diversity Makes You Smarter

How Your Organization Can Thrive by Gathering a Team of Rivals “How could we have been so stupid?” The question was posed by none other than John F. Kennedy in the aftermath of the...

Five Quick Posts to Get You Ready for Next Year

This is that wonderful week when things slow down and we do a little relaxing, reading and reflecting about what worked this year and changes we want to make for a successful next year. In...

From Babylon to Self-Betterment

A Quick History of the New Year’s Resolution Are you making a New Year’s resolution this year? It’s quite likely you are, as surveys conducted in recent years show that something like 40 percent...

Your Best Year Ever, Without the Resolutions

My New Book Can Set You up for Success in 2018 If you are late to the game in making your New Year’s resolutions, I have an idea for you: Don’t do it. New...

3 of History’s Great Power Couples

How Marriage Supports a Leader’s Long-Term Success History affords countless examples of great leaders made greater by the inspiration of a spouse. Of course, there are also plenty of seemingly successful leaders in the...

How to Create Space to Think

A lot of thinking is really just reacting. On any given day, there’s so much coming at us that we just react or reflexively respond to the input. That’s not all bad. A lot...

4 Rules for Strategic Givers

Generosity Is a Business Strategy, and Almost Everyone Gets It Wrong It’s likely that your company logo is sitting in the bottom of some landfill. Likely, that is, if you’re among the majority of...

How Generosity Can Supercharge Your Marriage

Research Shows Free, Abundant Giving Is the Secret to Marital Bliss When Roger Hodgson crooned to his anonymous paramour back in 1977, “Give a little bit of your love to me,” so he might...

The Science of Partnership and Success

3 Ways Marriage Powers Personal Achievement Before starting Praxis, Isaac Morehouse needed an investor. He didn’t need an investment of money or of time. He didn’t need a website built, a curriculum designed, or...

5 Reasons Resolutions Fail

Why They Don’t Work and What You Should Do Instead Millions of Americans admit to making New Year’s resolutions. Most of us can stick it out a few weeks, but fewer than half are...