The Importance of Synching with your group per Dan Pink

No man is an Island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; …

Read moreThe Importance of Synching with your group per Dan Pink

Midpoints are important: A third observation from Dan Pink

As you would expect in a book about timing, Pink in his book When talks about midpoints and their importance to us. Most of us are familiar with the concept of the “midlife crisis”. Movie after movie has been created and image after image of people taking off to reinvent themselves have been created. Pink, …

Read moreMidpoints are important: A third observation from Dan Pink

The Power of Naps in Increasing Productivity- More advice from Dan Pink

I have written about naps in the past, checkout Napping at Work: Why You Should Finally Implement AND Regulate it and Yawn: Lack of Sleep and the Benefit of a Power Nap. I am a fan of naps and have been for a long time. However, Dan Pink is not, or at least was not …

Read moreThe Power of Naps in Increasing Productivity- More advice from Dan Pink

When is the best time to make important decisions?

Last week I reported on some information from Dan Pink’s new book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. I mentioned that I was getting my copy that day and I would be writing about my reading of the book. This is the first report of several in the coming month. Timing can save lives …

Read moreWhen is the best time to make important decisions?

Just Because You Are Old Doesn't Mean….

  Many of you will read this and think “That doesn’t apply to me.” For many of you that is true, but if you are over the age of 50 and thought that then congratulations I like your attitude! Everyone should pay attention, but if you are 50 you still have 20, 30 or more …

Read moreJust Because You Are Old Doesn't Mean….

A Podcast Book Review of Pink’s To Sell is Human

  Most of us do not really consider ourselves in the field of sales and are generally happy for it. Dan Pink, who keynoted at the SHRM 2013 conference (see my notes here) told us differently. His research found that 8 out of every 9 people in the U.S. do some sort of sales in …

Read moreA Podcast Book Review of Pink’s To Sell is Human

HR is Sales: A Lesson from Dan Pink SHRM13

  I will admit up front that I like Daniel Pink’s work. I don’t always agree with him, as you can read here in his discussion on changes in motivation. However, I agree with him in the premise that he based his speech on at SHRM13. HR is sales and we need to understand this …

Read moreHR is Sales: A Lesson from Dan Pink SHRM13

Pin It on Pinterest