Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart. This column originally appeared at LinkedIn. Here at Thought Patrol we always listen to what Travis has to say, and hold in great regard his insights. Here he has assembled some wisdom for us to apply in those areas we often don’t want to address. There are disciplines that bear fruit that are uncomfortable at the time.
Early mornings are often touted as the key to success–getting up at the crack of dawn is a daily habit you must cultivate to get more out of your day and maximize productivity. Here’s a refreshing alternative view written for Inc by Madeleine Dore. I feel better already!
Yet, despite our best intentions to rise early without a groan, many of us continue to reach for the snooze alarm–only to later berate ourselves for not instantly becoming morning people. When we’re told a morning routine will transform our day, will success always be outside our reach because we are late to rise?
This was a fascinating read because John Quincy’s legacy spans from the days under the leadership of George Washington to serving with Abraham Lincoln. Here are 10 leadership lessons from my reading:
When you think of great leadership and smart business, there are just a few names that immediately come to mind: Dave Ramsey, Jim Collins, Seth Godin, Patrick Lencioni and Dr. Henry Cloud
When to change a company’s core products or business model because of impending industry disruption—may be the hardest decision a leader faces.
Seth Godin wears many hats: serial entrepreneur, prolific author, beloved blogger and inspirational speaker.
As an entrepreneur, I’m always looking for an edge. So when I learned last year about a new trend called biohacking – the practice of treating your body like a machine for optimal performance.
He is widely regarded as one of the most successful industrial leaders of the modern age, having increased the value of GE by some 4000% to several hundred billion during his tenure.
To help you get above the fray, I have collected the following 17 daily affirmations for leaders. They may seem simple, and they are, but they’re also very powerful.