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Mentors vs Coaches

Monday, 05 January 2015 by

Comparing approaches Rather than the well-worn path of starting with dictionary definitions or my version of a comparison table, my approach is one of personal reflection. What does it mean to me? One way I think of the difference is that mentoring is ‘à la carte’ vs coaching’s ‘buffet’ in these respects. Mentoring is more


Meeting the Challenge of Disruptive Change

Thursday, 13 November 2014 by

Great article from HBR reviews. These are scary times for managers in big companies.Even before the Internet and globalization,their track record for dealing with major, disruptive change was not good. Read more here  


This article on Strategy+Business, the online magazine published by PwC Strategy& Inc. takes the form of a very digestible Q&A with Wharton Professor Katherine Milkman.  It is a good example of articles that we will be featuring that, while having the business (consulting) world in mind, also serve individuals seeking self-improvement. Topics covered include resolving


Wisdom in the Age of Information

Sunday, 09 November 2014 by

One of our favorite sites for insight is Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings. Her posts are invariably to the point, clearly written, like the article we feature here, it is well-worth the read.  Why?  Because it directly relates to what we are trying to do with i.e. help people navigate through the vast oceans of

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When Not to Multitask

Monday, 27 October 2014 by

Nicholas Carr, author of The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, introduces a lesson in generating deeper insights from The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload, by Daniel J. Levitin  

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