Who would guess that product management could be so bad for your health? It should be the greatest job on earth, but too many product managers are beaten down by lousy strategy, poor communications, and too many demands on their time.
We must build strong partnerships between the public health and medical communities on one side and the planning and design worlds on the other to make sure this nationwide shift back to walking gets planned, designed, and built.
When you possess leadership integrity, people trust your decisions. They understand you have a vision, and because of your positive influence they take ownership in the plan, the process and the product.
So far away, yet right around the corner. It's only July, yet that's exactly how it seems when thinking about the upcoming school year. The summer might provide a time for some rest and relaxation, but it's also a time to make plans.
Today, a man I have never met will ask me, "Do you think your son will be able to provide for himself when he reaches age 18?" I will look at this man, a stranger until today, and say for the very first time, "No. I don't think so."
If you favor intelligence over strength, then think chess. Unlike some other games, chess does not rely on luck, muscular strength or brute force. It is a brain over brawn exercise and an exquisite art form that has existed for more than 1500 years.
Start jotting down your goals and ambitions and get your butt into gear this year! Tip: Use pencil if you plan to re-use your calendar next year or just plan on making a new one and filing the old one away for reference.
When people consider leadership roles, their common reaction is to think about the flashier characteristics -- sexy things like vision and strategy. Many people who follow strong leaders find that high-level aspirational talk gets them excited.
Asking yourself the following questions will do just that: clue you in to your own behaviors, positive and negative, and help you see where you can alter your life in little ways that will make a big difference.