Thomas Jefferson discovered the antidote to cocktail parties, small talk, and the otherwise meaningless business and professional networking formats we've been subjected to for decades. We experimented with his "novel" approach to see if we could reinfuse the true art of conversation into the world-of-work. It seems to have resonated.
The Right Kind of Grit May Not Be What You Think It Is
Our Culture Chat podcasts have sparked so much conversation that we're inviting our podcast interviewees to post a few thoughts following their podcast interview. Here's a follow up to our conversation with Caroline Miller, Author of Getting Grit: The Evidence-Based Approach to Cultivating Passion, Perseverance and Purpose.
Our Culture Chat podcasts have sparked so much conversation that we're inviting our podcast interviewees to post a few thoughts following their podcast interview. Here's the first such post, a follow up to our conversation with Erin Diehl at Improve It.
I love manifestos. I love the way they clearly and passionately articulate how things should or could be and provide guidance about how to get there. I was recently inspired by WorkXO's The Future Of Work Manifesto and Gretchen Rubin's series of manifestos, so I decided to write my own about something I spend a lot of time doing: working.
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Why We've Got It Wrong About Bringing Our True Selves To Work
Authenticity that stops other people doing their best work - that's not the right kind. We want to be authentic for a purpose - to do better work. Only then can we figure out how to actually allow for everyone's true selves to be valued.
Contrary to popular belief, people who have never failed are not superior than those who have. Do we really want to hire someone who has never failed over someone who has? Resilience and resourcefulness arise from failure - how can we truly know about the stuff we are made of if it has never been put to the test?