Joey Koogler

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Why Second In Command Can Have More Influence Than The CEO

Being at the top doesn’t necessarily mean being the one in charge.<p>What if second became the new first in leadership?<p>Society today is obsessed with the limelight and CEO superstars, including Mark Zuckerberg, IBM’s Virginia Rometty and Starbucks’ Howard Schultz. This focus on the top dogs devalues …

Brain knows how to stop thinking, start learning

Anyone who's ever learned music probably remembers reaching a point when they just played without "thinking" about the notes.<p>It turns out that a little bit of disconnect goes a long way in learning motor tasks, according to a study published online Monday in the journal Nature Neuroscience.<p>The …

Santa Barbara

The brain game: How decreased neural activity may help you learn faster

Why are some people able to master a new skill quickly while others require extra time or practice? Counterintuitive as it may seem, study …

University of California

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

“Virtual work” is increasingly just “work” for most of us – whether we’re dialing into a conference call with our branch offices in London and New York, or VPN-ing in from home to catch up with work after-hours, remote work is the new normal. But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education …

Why Something You Loved As A Child Is Your Key To Success Today

Remember how riveted you were when your mother or father read you a bedtime story? Remember how much you looked forward to it?<p>Well, stories are powerful – and not just to five-year-olds.<p>We hear a lot about storytelling these days. Companies are hiring storytelling experts to help them engage …

The Darker Side of Ambition

Shares 1<p><i>John Havens grapples with the remnants of his childhood bullying: an unrelenting and damaging “I’ll show you” ambition.</i><p>Being bullied sucks. …

Self-esteem

Mindfulness and Cultivating Creativity

There is a story about the maestro Michelangelo when he was working on the David. It’s said he sat in his studio for months looking at the giant …

Mindfulness

With just a compass and a pair of snowshoes, Simon Beck creates art

Simon Beck has been walking in circles for years — and the results are astonishing.<p>The British snowshoe artist is famous for the detailed geometrical designs that he creates by donning snowshoes and walking for miles, creating images that can only be seen from above.<p>It all started as just a hobby …

7 Most Required Leadership Skills for 2015

I had the chance recently to be a part of the forecasting and goal setting, for a mobile app company for 2015.<p>I had the chance recently to be a part of the forecasting and goal setting, for an mobile app company for 2015. As I observed the room full of very intelligent executives, I couldn't stop …

10 Must-Read Books For Leaders

Imagine being able to know the strengths, weaknesses and defining characteristics of your personality within 15 minutes.<p>And even better:<p>What if there …

Psychology

How Big Spaceship fosters creativity through organizational design

The internal structure is the most important thing about an agency, CEO of agency Big Spaceship Michael Lebowitz tells <i>Mashable</i>. It's important to …

3 Ways Effective Leaders Navigate Change

Change is inevitable, but growth is optional. We know it is coming but find it hard to embrace. Elevate your leadership with these three simple steps to manage change<p>Success naturally makes you comfortable. You want to enjoy your success, so you tend to slow down... just a little, you let your …