The Coaching Habit

Michael Bungay Stanier's book The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More, and Change the Way You Lead Forever is a great read. In it, the author combines high-level management concepts with clear guidelines on how to transition from old habits to new, more effective ones. The author names some common bad habits such as, “The … Continue reading The Coaching Habit

An Economic Approach to Pro-Mask Messaging

Why do we need everyone to be on board with mask-wearing? Mask wearing will help us move from a blanket mitigation response to COVID to a much more targeted & focused containment response. Mitigation is, “Stay at home, shut everything down.” Containment is, “Be out and about, shop at your local businesses, get the kids … Continue reading An Economic Approach to Pro-Mask Messaging

Protect Young Black Boys and Young Black Girls (repost)

Below I am sharing a post from the Mayor of Ithaca, New York, Svante Myrick. He wrote this piece in response to the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. I appreciate Myrick's story and the call to action he puts forth. On March 30, 2020, Svante Myrick wrote: Growing up I always felt lucky to … Continue reading Protect Young Black Boys and Young Black Girls (repost)