Emotional Intelligence and Strategic Thinking are the essences of getting the "Right Things Done." They apply in spades in layoff situations.
An early 20th-century New Year’s resolution postcard1 put it this way:
Your New Year’s Resolution
Resolve to renew all your old resolves.
And add a few that are new.
Resolve to keep them as long as you can.
What more can a poor man do.
Today’s Tuesday Reading is an essay by Matthew E. Mooney, Assistant Dean for Teaching, Learning and Technology the at Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business. His essay first appeared as a leaders program reflection last fall. [Matt may be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.]
We have all heard the admonition to “be still” at various times in our lives. Usually, at least for me, it was when I was much, much younger and my mother or father or grandparents thought I was squirming too much in my chair at dinner or running around in the house, knocking into adults, or playing too rambunctiously with other kids. It was a physical thing.