Taking charge of your choices, and making them better than those of your past will not only lead to a better ending, but to a more satisfying journey on your path from here into the future. Whether you assume the responsibility or not, you are the author of your life story.
Author Archive | Daniel D. Elash, PhD
In this article we have outlined a simple process for having positive conversations about things that bother us with people we care about.
In this article we explore how it is that we cling to obsolete ideas, how this harms us, and some strategies for evolving our beliefs about what is true and what is not.
In this article we explore one of the dynamics that drains these relationships of their good energy, and offer a simple antidote that can revitalize the constructive bonds that generate goodwill and which cause people to pull together toward common goals.
To create or sustain a healthy, adaptive organization a leader must be respected; be seen as authentic, reliable, and trustworthy.
Downturns, layoffs, and right-sizing are words that strike fear in the hearts of many people currently employed. In work places around the country workers are rightfully preoccupied with the threat of losing their jobs.
For some people, the need to achieve becomes warped. Their sense of achievement becomes more about racking up a score rather than building our potentials or exercising our gifts.
Excuses are a bane to most organizations where people have come together to create value. Accepting excuses for performance shortfalls weakens the effectiveness of any organization, erodes trust and teamwork, and ultimately limits profitability.
If you are not relentlessly developing leadership talent from within, then, by implication, you are content to be sub-optimized. There is no way around it. If your people aren’t stepping into leadership roles as circumstances dictate, if they aren’t continuously improving as leaders, and if they aren’t routinely making others better, then the organization is […]
Business is a dynamic competitive contest: The realities of today’s business environment require companies to be fast, focused and adaptable in order to thrive. Business processes that hinder these organizational capabilities, that make it more difficult for companies to reach to their optimized levels of performance, are unnecessary, if not harmful. Business leaders need to […]