Being surprised

I admit that I often (okay, VERY FREQUENTLY) mention that one of the biggest advantages of SELF-REFLECTION (and becoming self-aware) is that it minimizes the number of times you are surprised. I explain in my classes at Kellogg that anyone can determine if someone is really SELF-REFLECTIVE by talking to them for 15 minutes and seeing how often they admit

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Book Review: Your 168

  “Just published, but written before the pandemic, Harry Kraemer’s new book is extremely timely. Full of amusing stories and personal anecdotes to illustrate his thesis, the book carries a serious message, one he has honed teaching MBA students at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and through writing previous books on values-based leadership.” In the Summer 2020 issue of

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How the Secret to Good Leadership Can Help Your Life, Too (Article)

Most people assign themselves far too many tasks than they can accomplish, Harry writes in his recent article for Training Industry. Then, feeling time-bankrupt, they decide the only way to do everything is to go faster. They confuse activity and productivity, leading them to believe multitasking is the answer. The reality, however, is that they’re more distracted than ever and

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