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Capacity: Create Laser Focus, Boundless Energy, and an Unstoppable Drive in Any Organization

An organization is only as strong and successful as the health of its people. It builds their capacity for optimal performance and overachievement.

Smarter Than You Think: How Technology is Changing Our Minds for the Better

This book excerpt, from Smarter Than You Think, explores how everything is rewiring your brain and why technology might not be as scary as we think.

Can Being a Good Leader Be Taught?

Leadership development can seem like a mystery but here are three tips on becoming an effective leader and making leadership development more impactful.

These 2 Words Can Help You Accomplish Your Biggest Goals

Change is hard, but using these two words can make a big difference when trying to create big changes in your life or in your organization.

Building a Strong Brand Through Authentic Advocacy

Four ways to build authentic advocacy, which means getting brand buy-in from your employees and customers and getting them involved in advocacy work.

“One Hundred White Castles… and a large chocolate shake”: How Accountability Improves Decision-Making

Accountability improves our decision-making and information processing because we know in advance that we will have to answer others for our decisions.


This excerpt from the book INSIGHT takes us on a journey of self-exploration, showing us how to survive and thrive an increasingly delusional world.

Why You Need a Pre-Performance Routine

Why is it worth investing time to create a pre-performance routine? Because, it can put you in the right state of mind to boost your chance of success.

Ditch the Manager Mindset for the Craft of Coaching

If leaders start avoiding the constraining manager mindset and let people grow, the more our work environments will thrive and our profit will grow.

7 Reasons That Emotional Intelligence is Quickly Becoming One of the Top Sought Job Skills

Emotional intelligence is just as (if not more) important than technical skill. Here are seven reasons why emotional intelligence is so important.

The Conversation that Changes Everything

Inspiration increases effectiveness, spreads positivity, and helps people and organizations grow. Learn how to increase inspiration at your organization.


Sensemaking uses human intelligence to develop a sensitivity toward meaningful differences— what matters to other people as well as to ourselves.

The Incredibly Powerful Effect of Simply Giving It a Try

When you avoid a challenging situation out of fear or worry or potential embarrassment, you never get to benefit from the power of discovery.
Leadership Transformation

The Upstarts – the Most Radical Companies in Silicon Valley

Brad Stone talks with the founders of AirBnB and Uber about what it was like starting their companies - the most radical in Silicon Valley

Thinking Outside of the Thinking Outside of the Box

If you want change and fresh ideas, don’t think about that same old box at all. The challenge is not in coming up with catchier ways to describe our goals.
Manager Development

Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

Lack of either helpful praise or criticism had absolutely disastrous effects. You can draw a straight line from lack of guidance to a dysfunctional team.

The Social Organism – Harnessing it for Positive Social Change

In this new world, everything from interpersonal relationships to marketing to corporate and political structures is being upended.

The Purpose Effect

The excerpt from The Purpose Effect shows how Dan believes your personal purpose and workplace purpose can intersect.