If you don’t want to be like most people who abandon their resolutions by the second week of February, you need to take control. But you have to do it within the content of a “career nomad” strategy—taking control as you go from one opportunity to the next, whether inside or outside the company.
The brightest ideas often spark when we give ourselves permission to slow down. In that mental space—lying silently on a yoga mat in California—Anese Cavanaugh’s groundbreaking strategic leadership method, IEP (Intentional Energetic Presence), was born.
How can leaders make time to help the next generation? Think about it from a business perspective: 86% of U.S. consumers want companies to be more socially responsible, and there’s no telling what valuable connections might come from mentoring up-and-coming entrepreneurs.
The good news is if you’re fortunate enough to have a low-stress manager, it can make a real positive difference in your daily experience of work. The bad news is from a macro-level the workplace stress needle is moving in the wrong direction.
In order to grow your startup, you need to avoid the “I’m the only one who can do it” attitude. A forthcoming book from Dr. George Taylor III, APU School of Business, describes ways to avoid this mindset.