Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Success Delusion

Any human, in fact, any animal will tend to repeat behavior that is followed by positive reinforcement. The more successful we become, the more positive reinforcement we get – and the more likely we are to experience the success delusion. … Continue reading

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The Five Reasons We Give Up

Yes, change takes longer than we thought, and the process is harder. Acknowledging that from the get-go can make a big difference in helping us stick to the plan. by Marshall Goldsmith and Kelly Goldsmith Why do we set New Year’s … Continue reading

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When I Get Better At …

In my younger days, as a newly minted Ph.D. and organizational behavior consultant, I would challenge my clients to pick one to three areas for personal improvement. As I grew more experienced, I began to realize that three was too … Continue reading

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The Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Video Blog

Dear Friends, Thinkers50, the leading authority on management ideas, launches Quick Thinking, a new knowledge-sharing resource for managers and leaders, with The Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Video Blog. The Marshall Goldsmith Thinkers50 Video Blog will be posted once a week for … Continue reading

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Bashing the Boss

According to a survey by Badbossology.com and Development Dimensions International, a majority of employees spend 10 or more hours per month complaining or listening to others complain about bad bosses – and almost one-third spend 20 hours or more per … Continue reading

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