Posts Tagged ‘ideas’
Before You Share, Ask Yourself: Do I Want Accountability or Approval?
Imagine you’re sitting in a meeting, and a thought suddenly pops into your head. It’s a smart insight, and you’re tempted to interrupt things in order to interject. You look around the table, wondering when you might get the chance to jump into the discussion. Or maybe you’re sitting at your desk, and an email…Read More
Mark Cole: Let The Best Idea Win
I was reminded of a valuable lesson in a team meeting recently. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss an event our team will host this year. After setting aside an entire afternoon to prepare ideas, I felt very confident about what I was bringing to the meeting. But soon after the meeting began,…Read More
Live on the Other Side of “Yes”
One of my all-time favorite words is only three letters long. It’s a simple word to learn, but a difficult word to master because it has the power to create life as well as diminish it. It’s the word, YES. I love the word yes because of the possibilities it contains. Yes is permission. Yes…Read More
How do you get your ideas heard?
Recently, I was asked a question that I hear pretty often. Usually the questioner is young, perhaps newly-graduated from school. They’re almost always new to their current job. And I can often hear their frustration when they ask: Please tell me, how can someone just entering the workforce create change? Maybe you’re familiar with this…Read More