7 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude to Quickly Improve Your Mood and Life

7 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude to Quickly Improve Your Mood and Life

Why is it that a person who can seemingly have everything be miserable, while another who has very little be happy?  We all know someone who has all that it would take to be happy and yet are not.  The friend who has so much, but constantly complains.  The manager who is never satisfied no [...]

Thanks for the Feedback

Thanks for the Feedback

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback WellBy Shelia Heen & Douglas Stone Feedback always comes up when people are asked to list the most difficult conversations they have. When we give feedback, we notice that the receiver isn’t good at receiving it.  When we receive feedback, we notice that the [...]

Simple is Hard

Simple is Hard

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”— Leonardo da Vinci Simple is harder than it looks.  It takes time.  It takes thought.  It takes removing precious work you have invested hours in.  It means creating with the goal of simplicity from the start, boiling things down to the essentials, and endless revision.  Simple is essential for success.  [...]