Category Books

Orrin Woodward’s LeaderShift

I cannot tell you how excited I was when I heard Orrin Woodward and Oliver DeMille teamed up to co-write a book. They are hands down two of my favorite leadership authors separately, so there was no telling what they’d be able to do together (SPOILER ALERT: LeaderShift was fabulous). Though not typically a fan […]

The Hunger Games

“Hope; it is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective, a lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine, as long as it’s contained.” – President Snow I know I just wrote an article focusing on the importance of reading non-fiction books to help us grow, but given the recent […]

What Have You Been Reading?

Confession time: I’ve always been somewhat of a geek. Not only have I always looked the part (I’ve been wearing glass since I was 3), I was that kid who actually asked my teacher for extra homework. I would do math problems for fun, practice cursive before they taught it in class, and always had […]

So Really, Why Should I Study History?

“Time has shown none understand The course of history’s well-laid plans.” Raise your hand if you hated history class in school. If I polled any of my peers, most of their hands would certainly shoot up. It wasn’t my favorite subject by any means. And why is that? While everyone seems to acknowledged the validity […]

The Speed of Trust and the 4 Cores of Credibility

In a previous article I wrote, “Is Orrin Woodward Scamming People?”, one of the questions I recommended asking before determining whether or not you’re facing a scam was “Is my source credible?”. (Dan Hawkins, a leadership expert and co-founder of LIFE, also has a great post about this.) That got me thinking on the topic […]