Excessive sitting is so “prevalent and so pervasive that we don’t even question how much we’re doing it." Says Nilofer Merchant of Stanford.
Jim Bruce's blog
This year’s commencement addresses compel us to step up to the challenges of real issues. Here are some golden nuggets.
Every time I hear the words “be nice,” I think of my mother. She would frequently use these words to remind me that I should be “nice” to my younger brother, to guests, to other kids, to any pets we had, etc. In doing so, she was saying that she expected me to be polite, to treat them well, to demonstrate that I care for them, etc.
The only way we are going to get comfortable at asking is to get really good at asking. Be very specific about the help you want and why.
If you repeat an activity, even if it makes you anxious, it will eventually result in a sense of accomplishment and empowerment. How do you begin?
Four behaviors to be more effective at this time: staying connected, being flexible, reducing our propensity to procrastinate, and simplifying work.
How do we do our work after sufficient people have either had the virus or been immunized to it?
Three things while continuing through this pandemic: Taking care of yourself, taking care of your team, and the new normal that is already appearing.
Always be prepared, carefully plan, express gratitude, be realistic, discover triggers, and ask for help are ways to become a more patient leader.
Based on learning from the past four months, today we explore actions to be most effective in what we each do.