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Don’t Work So Hard (You’ll Regret It)

“Speed is a source of stimulation and fleeting pleasure. Slowing down is a route to depth, more enduring satisfaction, and to excellence.” – Tony Schwartz Today’s message comes via Bronnie Ware, an Australian nurse who worked for many years in palliative care. Her patients were those who had gone home to die, and she spent …

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A Lesson from the Playground: Treat Your Employees Like Children

What can kids on the playground teach you about managing your employees? A lot. (And probably not what you think!) On Friday morning, I was heading back to the office after some morning errands when I drove by my son’s school and saw the kids outside on the playground. I needed to get back to …

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Keep Up by Slowing Down, Says Inspirational Speaker Shawn Ellis

As featured on MarketWatch.com, the somewhat contrarian advice of inspirational speaker, Shawn Ellis, is being called a “breath of fresh air” by attendees of his “This Moment Matters” seminar and keynote presentation. There’s no question that heavy workloads are getting people down: The accelerating pace and complexity of life and work today has 63 percent …

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