I didn’t get enough sleep one night recently. I realize that’s scarcely a big confession, but it’s a rare event for me. Because I’m acutely aware of how critical sleep is to my mood, focus, creativity and even my motivation, I’m usually vigilant about getting the sleep I require to wake up fully . . .
For a week, I kept notes about two different columns I was thinking of writing. When I finally sat down to try to write the first one, the notes had disappeared from my computer. My first response was astonishment, then panic, and then the odd sense that I’m sure you’ve experienced at some point: . . .
In all likelihood, you get more done today than you ever have before. That’s mostly because you can do so much more, so much faster, wherever you are, through e-mail, texting, instant-messaging, tweeting and posting. The real issue is whether you’re getting the right things done. That was the most. . .
A few days ago, it dawned on me that for the past several weeks I had been feeling vaguely anxious, uneasy and sad. I hate saying that. It’s not how I want to see myself. It’s not how I want others, especially those I lead, to view me. All this came clear after a friend sent me a clip of the comedi. . .
DALIAN, China — What quality ought we value most in leaders?That’s the question I’ve been thinking about all week at the World Economic Forum‘s annual meeting here, known as Summer Davos. It brought together some 1700 chief and senior executives from 90 countries around the world. At a workshop ti. . .