Interesting take from Sahil Bloom on 10 "Razors" he finds useful. I'm a firm believer in the importance of living intentionally - though I will confess that doing so is often much easier said than done. I do see value in each of the 10 Razor's Sahil defines in this illustration - here are my Top 5.
The quotes are not new. As aspiring leaders, we've all heard some version of these words, many times before. No shortage of successful people with YouTube videos offering us advice on how to "make it", in life.
Check out David’s interviews with Reid Hoffman, CoFounder of LinkedIn, Ruth Porat, CFO of Google (Alphabet) and Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix.
We’re all familiar with the concept of value creation. Not sure how many of us think about it primarily in the context of our careers or how we show up as Leaders. How do we determine whether we’re actually creating more than we consume?
So, the longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. To me, it’s more important than facts, than the past, than education, intelligence, money, circumstances – past failures and successes.
We’re on listening in on calls, tracking email and reviewingthat power point slide deck – all at the same time. Often, we make lists of deliverables, get through the first 5 work items on Monday and push the rest to the next day. If we repeat that cycle, by the end of the week we’re behind on some key goals.
Often times, as aspiring Leaders, we strive to develop and showcase subject matter expertise in our field of endeavor. We want to show up as being buttoned down, detail oriented, organized and having a strong command of the situation, the numbers and especially the challenges our organizations face.
Much has been written about the importance of Mindset – having the right mindset can give Leaders a competitive advantage. We’ve all come across Leaders who had Great Success with seemingly very different mindsets. Here 4 key mindsets by outlined by Ryan Gottfredson and Chris Reina.