As a colleague of Nan’s, I regularly post here when things grab my attention about today’s workplace and sometimes, life. One of the many hats I wear is mom. And like most moms I encouraged my children, to be both independent people and to think for themselves. Not an easy task at any age, but gets particularly difficult as adults with all of life’s responsibilities, obligations and stressors.
In today’s workplaces independent thinkers are a sought after commodity for key positions. So, how do you cultivate your own thoughts? One way is to develop a daily habit of independent thinking. Here are 7 simple ideas you can start immediately: (continue reading →)