Posts Tagged ‘habit’

Leader Brain Bites: Breaking Bad…

Leader Brain Bites:  Breaking Bad… …habits– or starting and keeping the good ones. We all know change isn’t easy. So what’s going on in our brain that makes it so hard? As a leader in a world where constant change is the new norm, it’s probably worth knowing. The most accurate answer, the proverbial “it’s complicated”,…

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The Foundational Habit of a True Leader

We are often told of all the things that leaders should be, how they should act, what they should say, etc. If you don’t believe me, just google the word “leadership” and you will find article after article of things that leaders should do (or not do). I know, I’ve written some of them myself.…

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Habits That Hurt: Just (Don’t) Do it

Everybody does it at one time or another. You know what I mean. It is a behavior that distracts you or bothers others. It is often a trivial activity that is of little value or, even worse, negatively impacts your productivity. Here are a few examples: Perhaps you sit in meeting with your head down, texting away. This activity is…

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Breaking the milk delivery truck routine

My grandfather drove a milk delivery truck in the early 1900s. I imagine that each day his truck followed a familiar route. He made the same stops, saw the same faces, and experienced similar things day after day. There’s little doubt that he had a very consistent routine – one that he and his colleagues…

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