How Inner and Outer Worlds Impact Leadership – Winning at the Edge of Thought: Pragmatic Philosophical Dialogues

There is an inner and an outer world. Your inner world is composed of your thoughts, feelings, wants, and emotions. This inner landscape provides us with one type of information. The outer […]

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To Get What I Really Want I Must Change – Winning at the Edge of Thought: Pragmatic Philosophical Dialogues

My last blog post in this series discussed my conversations with noted philosopher and author Peter Koestenbaum about Irvin D. Yalom’s quote, “Only I can change the world I created.” Thanks to […]

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Only I Can Change the World I Created – Winning at the Edge of Thought: Pragmatic Philosophical Dialogues

For the past twenty years I have worked off and on with Peter Koestenbaum (pib.net). Peter is a noted philosopher, author, and educator whose goal in life is to integrate philosophy in […]

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LEADx Interview

Dick had the pleasure of chatting with Kevin Kruse on The LEADx Show about how best to end meetings. > PODCAST > READ AT FORBES

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Axelrods Published in Academy of Management Review

Dick and Emily are honored to have one of their recent articles published in the esteemed Academy of Management Review. The article is titled The Scholar-Practitioner Mindset: How Texts and Experience Influence […]

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A Conversation With Rick Maurer about The Meeting Canoe

Dick Axelrod talks with Rick Maurer, host of The Energy Bar Podcast, about the merits of The Meeting Canoe.

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New Video Course from Dick and Emily Axelrod

In as little as five minutes, get answers to your most vexing meeting problems. Take this course by yourself–or better yet take it with your team–and walk away with new ways to […]

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Stuck in Your Car for a Long Commute?

Let’s Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get More Done is now available as an audio CD. Read by Wes Bleed, former news anchor for WGN Radio in Chicago, […]

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Reject the Hype and Fix Your Bad Meetings

by Elise Keith of Lucid Meetings > If usable meeting know-how is a problem in your organization, follow these practical steps to go beyond the basics and learn what works for the […]

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Let’s Stop Meeting Like This

The holiday season is a time for coming together and connecting with friends and family. Just as connection enhances our lives personally, it also enables us to work together professionally. Meetings offer […]

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Are Your Meetings Smart Meetings?

Just as a SMART phone does more than make phone calls, a SMART Meeting does more than start and end on time. SMART meetings: Increase collaboration Resolve critical business issues Spark creativity […]

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Make Your Meeting Hum: Always apply these 5 lessons from neuroscience

You can only do one thing at a time. Despite your desire to multitask, you can only do one thing well at a time. Think distracted driving. Instead of enforcing an arbitrary […]

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