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My Love-Hate Relationship With Amazon

"Data drives Amazon forward, many of the knock-on effects of its success are not ones that I would have chosen. Yet I keep giving Amazon ful...

Coping With COVID Redundancy

"If we fail to pivot and transition successfully through the chapters of our working lives, tomorrow’s world will leave us behind." – St...

Growing Misconceptions: Exploding the Mindset Myths

"Not everyone can win an Oscar or top the charts. There’d be a great deal of disappointment if everyone took "growth mindset" to be some k...

Beating Prediction, Charting the Future

Big Data is seductive. It promises that if we know enough, our lives will be more efficient. Margaret Heffernan thinks differently....

I No Longer Feel Like a Fraud – I’m Not an Imposter!

I drank to excess, overate, and exercised compulsively. By my mid-thirties, I'd burned out...

Can You Be a Good Leader and a Good Parent?

Parenting is the only legal 24/7 job! It comes with little or no training, the job specs keep changing, and the drain on you physically and ...

Onboarding or Off-Putting? – The Right and Wrong Ways to Welcome New People to Your Team

Unlike my earlier onboarding nightmare, this process involved clear expectations on both sides...

Leading Beyond the Ego: Putting Others First

I used to spend a lot of time with leaders. In my previous career as a political reporter, I followed prime ministers and presidents to vari...