Last November, I turned 60 years old. So, my big question for 2019 is, “What does my personal best look like for this new decade of life?” Let’s take running for example. The last time I set a personal record (PR) for any running distance was several years ago. Let’s be honest. I’m just not going to beat my time in the marathon that I ran in 2003. Over the last few days, I went back through several years of daily running logs to put together a chart of my PRs. You can see it below. In 2019, I am resetting my personal record for a new decade of life….Read More
The best leaders know themselves the best. They create habits that enable them to sustain their efforts over time. They care for themselves as physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social beings. They learn, stretch and grow. They also reflect, relax and recover.
I’m going to be quiet. Very still and quiet. I’m putting on my own oxygen mask before assisting others. I’m practicing self-care. Don’t look for me on social media. Don’t expect a reply to your email. I’m only taking calls from family and friends. I love and appreciate you. I enjoy sharing my journey online and learning about your journey, too. You have responded and commented on the content I share. You have cheered me on and sent well-wishes. I feel your love and support. The podcast and radio program will continue. I have prerecorded some amazing episodes that will appear every Monday. I have automated the sharing of quotes…Read More
Social Entrepreneur is now a weekly podcast with new episodes every Monday! As a regular listener of the podcast Social Entrepreneur, you know that we have been releasing three episodes per week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. When I ask listeners like you to provide feedback, you tell me that you love the stories, but you don’t have time for three episodes every week. I get it. This is an incredibly time-consuming effort on my part, and the last thing I want to do is overwhelm you with content. Based on your feedback, we’re moving to a weekly podcast with new episodes on Mondays. The content and format will be approximately the same….Read More
Why Social Entrepreneur is a Weekly Podcast
360-degree feedback is an important tool for self-development. We know the benefits. It can increase our self-awareness. And self-awareness is the root of all relationships. When we’re better at relationships, we’re better at, well, everything. 360-degree feedback can reveal our blind spots. It helps us to target our development areas, and points out our strengths so that we can leverage them. And 360-degree feedback can provide a balanced view by providing multiple perspectives. The evidence is fairly clear that 360-degree feedback is a useful tool. But, what if you’re a solo entrepreneur? How can you receive 360-degree feedback? Solo entrepreneurs don’t have a boss, peers or employees. You don’t have an HR…Read More