Landon Isham

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7 Effective Questions That Will Kick You Into Taking Action Right Away

The difference between extraordinary people and ordinary people is the little “extra” that extraordinary people do more than normal people. And you …

The Surprising Secret to Employee Engagement

Ever since the Conference Board began studying it in 1987, employee engagement has steadily declined. A recent Gallup Poll reported that only 30 percent of Americans are actively engaged while at work. Have you ever wondered why this is happening?<p>I recently had the opportunity to interview Mark C. …

7 Unconventional and “Crazy” Ways to Increase Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Being productive is one of the phrases we hear over and over again in our day-to-day lives. In some contexts, it means doing work when you’re …

4 Projects To Improve Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Project management isn’t just for building skyscrapers and software. You can use the project approach for self-improvement and education.<p>Read An …

Project Management

Why Trying to Find Your Life’s Purpose Is a Waste of Time (and What to Do Instead) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Waiting to discover your purpose? That’s a stupid strategy.<p>Blogs, courses, and coaches all over the internet claim that we each have one perfect …

Why It’s Time To Manage Progress And Not People

Telling your workers to be more engaged just won’t work. Leadership is about putting mechanisms in place that will encourage their progress.<p>The farmer is in the business of growing plants, the physician that of curing patients, the teacher that of educating students. But the very grammar of those …

What Native Americans really look like

In 2012, photographer Matika Wilbur sold everything in her Seattle apartment and hit the road on a cross-country journey.<p>Her goal? To photograph individuals from each of the 562 federally recognized Native American tribes in the United States and memorialize their stories.<p>Since then, the number of …