Book of the week
Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts, by Brené Brown.
Number-one New York Times best-seller. Named one of the best books of the year by Bloomberg.
Leadership is not about titles, status, and wielding power. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas and has the courage to develop that potential.
When we dare to lead, we don't pretend to have the right answers; we stay curious and ask the right questions. We don't see power as finite and hoard it; we know that power becomes infinite when we share it with others. We don't avoid difficult conversations and situations; we lean into vulnerability when it's necessary to do good work.
But daring leadership in a culture that's defined by scarcity, fear, and uncertainty requires skill-building around traits that are deeply and uniquely human. The irony is that we're choosing not to invest in developing the hearts and minds of leaders at the exact same time as we're scrambling to figure out what we have to offer that machines and AI can't do better and faster. What can we do better? Empathy, connection, and courage, to start…
Here’s a quote from the book:
“We fail the minute we let someone else define success for us.”
Article of the week
How Deepak Chopra Is Using This Time For A Spiritual Reset, by Jason Wachob
While we're facing uncertainty and anxiety during this global pandemic, we can also use our time at home to reconnect with family and friends or jump-start a new hobby. And according to Deepak Chopra, we can use this time at home to slow down and focus on our health: "This is an opportunity to maximize your well-being right now," he tells me on this episode of the mindbodygreen podcast.
Read the full article here!
Video of the week
Make Your Dent In The Universe, by Steve Jobs.
Steve Jobs said, “We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?”.
You don’t want to miss this video!
Deal of the week
Home Gym Series Stack, by Bowflex.
It might be time to stay home more, but it doesn’t mean that we can’t exercise!
Bowflex has great home gym products! I have been using them for years, and I love them!
Check out these home gyms!
Quote of the week
“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again” from Screw, Let’s Do This!: Lessons In Life, by Richard Branson,