giftedness matters !

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Seven Stupid Things Employers Do When Hiring

Some days I wonder how anybody ends up in a decent job-fit. I mean, it’s bad enough that most people don’t know what they’re gifted to do. But many employers make it worse by doing some utterly stupid things when hiring.

See for yourself.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Life Is Daily

For years I have struggled with a deep, dark secret. Would you like to know what it is?

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Why You Need a Coach

The last few years have seen an explosion in the number of “executive coaches,” “personal coaches,” “life coaches,” and the like. Is this just a trendy fad being promoted by people who otherwise wouldn’t be able to find a job?

I don’t think so. I can think of at least two major reasons why coaches fulfill a legitimate role in our culture—and why you should seriously consider hiring a coach or two of your own.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

In 10,000 Hours, You, Too, Can Be At the World Class Level

What sets high achievers apart from the rest of us? That’s the question Malcom Gladwell considers in his bestselling book, Outliers: The Story of Success.

One intriguing answer: the 10,000 Hour Rule.