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I'll bet you're more likely to obey this sign because it explains WHY it's a rule in the first place. I was.
A great example of including the “why” at a natural hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. People are much more likely to obey a rule If they know why it’s a rule in the first place. And these are two great reasons.
Bullying: two success stories
“If you stand up to a bully, they’ll always back down” True? Or is that ill-advised in today’s more violent climate? Let’s look at how two youngsters responded to a tormentor on two continents and see if we can find some wisdom. Click here for the last of my 5-part series at cool-dads.com.
Sometimes being a good parent means pushing your kid off the boat
Thank you to my high school friend Kerri Whitfield for sharing her story. The plunge she took at the age of 12 forever changed the way she parents 30+ years later. Click here for the full article on cool-dads.com
Is it ever OK to tell a story that isn’t true? Yes! Here's when and how. . .
The Tale of Three Researchers As former director of consumer research at Procter & Gamble, and a 20-year veteran of the company, I was often asked what makes the difference between a good consumer researcher, and a great one. I used to answer with a list of qualities of a great researcher: strong leader, great…
Leadership story series #12: Finding courage to pursue your dream
How I found the courage to pursue my dreams (and you can too): an inspiring story from an 80-year-old man and his 75-year-old dream. Click here.