The start of my journey to competing at the World Championships was not all that long ago, although it seems like a lifetime. My very first kettlebell competition was in Toronto at the Agatsu meet in April of 2015, I remember it vividly because I had lofty goals and ended up gassing out in 6 minutes (of the 10 minute set) by throwing my 12kg bell at the judge after it slipped out of my hand!! Thank goodness I wasn’t disqualified….
In the not too distant past (within my Gen X memory anyway!), information was your key source of power. If you had access to or expert knowledge of a subject you could ensure a competitive advantage.
Well, it’s certainly no longer breaking news that today, it’s how you creatively engage or what you do with information, that helps you even just stay afloat in the chaos of today’s economic and technological equivalent of a high-speed rocket launch headed to Mars. Any 8-year-old can pretty well access the same information your organization can, so how do you stay relevant, and hopefully ahead of the game?
I am set in my ways to a certain extent but there still is plenty of room for growth. I know what I’m good at and what I’m not good at. As I enter the second chapter in my life (into my 40s), I realize that over the years I’ve become very content to drop some of the things that I’m not good at.
For many of us, holidays or family gatherings only bring up past hurts and resentments; we may be around people or situations that we’ve tried to avoid, and we now find ourselves faced with unwelcome reminders of the past that cause yet more unwelcome feelings. What needs to happen for you to let go and heal yourself? The relationship? A small shift in perspective, and taking personal inventory
So what are some amazing things you can do to make sure you’re still performing at the top of your game, after getting off the airplane. Tips for staying healthy when traveling through the Christmas holidays and beyond.
So what do top executives from dozens of global companies focus on over five intense days as part of Harvard Business School’s executive course? Not improving management skills. Not assessing leadership styles. No - they focus on leading themselves.