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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Measuring costs of disasters, modeling your world, and accounting

posted by Joshua on October 29, 2012 in Blog, Nature

A hurricane or tropical storm is hovering in the Atlantic soon to hit the east coast, including my home in New York City. I keep seeing predictions of the size of the damages from however the storm affects us. You see similar predictions of the size of how many things affect us — people estimate,[…] Keep reading →

Know your self-talk, lead others

posted by Joshua on October 26, 2012 in Awareness, Blog, Leadership

The past few posts talked about using self-talk to lead yourself. Today I’ll mention a few things about leading others by influencing their self-talk. To me, influencing someone’s self-talk feels easier than changing their beliefs, but the effect is roughly the same. Trying to change other people’s beliefs sounds hard, especially if you can’t change[…] Keep reading →

Know your self-talk, know yourself, part 2

posted by Joshua on October 25, 2012 in Awareness, Blog, Leadership, Tips

Knowing your self-talk lets you change how you perceive and influence your world more than almost anything. That knowledge helps you understand and influence how your team members, peers, bosses, and so on perceive their worlds. It’s a powerful lever. Your beliefs affect how you perceive your world. Everything you observe gets filtered through your[…] Keep reading →