How Bruce Lee’s Correct Posture Help Me Lead

As a Bruce Lee worshiper, I use his teachings to approach my work life. 1st, Bruce Lee on “correct posture🥋:” Correct posture 1 = To be “mechanically favorable for the next move:” What does “favourable” mean in the people, systems, and processes of my business? How agile are they? Which of those can I afford… Continue reading How Bruce Lee’s Correct Posture Help Me Lead

Thrown Into Leading

Here is the problem with our paths to leadership. We were thrown into it. Yesterday you were the most creative marketing specialist. Today you need to herd marketing specialists; Yesterday you were the star programmer. Today you are a PM. When I became a manager I didn’t exactly know what good looked like. I did… Continue reading Thrown Into Leading

Take Better Breaks 🏖

Yep. This is the kind of #bossbetter stuff I like to work on. How can we hack a 5 minute break so it feels eternally reinvigorating? 𝗕𝗮𝗱 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗽; 𝗚𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗧𝗿𝗮𝗽Time flies by when you scroll through your social media feeds, or play videogames. This one of the worst traps you can set for your break (and your… Continue reading Take Better Breaks 🏖

Investigate Great Outcomes

Wrapping up on #reframing, I want to look at using self talks as guard rails- guard rails that prevent us from falling when things are going well. When outcomes are bad, we are more receptive to learning and reflecting. We investigate and look into what caused the outcomes: Is it the quality of our decisions?… Continue reading Investigate Great Outcomes

2 Things On Reflecting Better

We suck at looking at ourselves clearly. That’s why some old wise folks concluded, “Hindsight is 20/20.” Similarly in Chinese, we say, “those who are in the game are confused.” (當局者迷, 旁觀者清) So if you want to get the biggest bang for the buck in growth, invest in these two things immediately: 1) Level Up… Continue reading 2 Things On Reflecting Better

Name, Point, Slow Down

When someone tells you something, do you tend to answer “I know”? Or do you say “I understand” “Ah ha!” “Oh I see”?What about “yes, but”? Or are you more the “yes, and” type? When you notice your instinctive responses, and when you force yourself to act differently from them, you are punctuating your own… Continue reading Name, Point, Slow Down