Having smart, caring mentors can accelerate learning, improve performance, and enrich our professional and personal lives. This presentation outlines “six keys” to finding and benefiting from meaningful mentor relationships.
The desire to "motivate employees" is almost always on a leader's agenda. With 5.9M Google hits, 197K academic articles, and over 400 books on Amazon, finding a clear, concise, and broadly applicable working model for translating concept into application is a treasure. Simon Senik's "Start With Why" is such a model and applies not just to motivation, but to decision making, strategic planning, branding/marketing, and strategic communications. This presentation and assessment tool provides the foundation for finding the personal, team, and organizational "why."
Being a security professional can exact a high personal cost - emotionally, physically, and inter-personally. While healthy vigilance, skepticism, and a questioning nature may be valued workplace perspectives, their habitual, unconscious, and invisible nature can not only impact professional judgement, but personal well-being. Understanding the fundamentals of mental process is a positive first step to working well and living well.