Month: May 2015

Failure can become a Roadblock if you don’t know how to learn from it

I just finished reading an excellent book titled Work Rules! by Laszlo Bock, the head of People Operations at Google. In his book, Mr. Bock mentions an article written by Chris Argyris, a professor emeritus at the Harvard Business School. Professor Argyris looked the performance of Harvard Business School graduates ten years after graduation. For…

The Secret to becoming a Day Brightener

​​Recently David Brooks, Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times, wrote an essay titled “The Moral Bucket List” that was posted in the SundayReview section of nytimes.com. He began his essay with this paragraph: “About once a month I run across a person who radiates an inner light. These people can be in any walk of…

Tapping into the Power of a Smile

When someone smiles at me, it makes me feel better and it puts a smile on my face as well. The same holds true when I smile at someone else. Research has shown that there are many benefits associated with smiling. For example, people who smile feel better, look better to others, live longer, are…