The story of Eduardo Garcia is an incredible look at personal triumph through extreme adversity. If you haven’t heard his story, it will blow your mind. I am certain you...
What is the good life?—Research on the 7 Habits of Happy People
by Parker Houston | Jun 16, 2022 | Leading During COVID19, The Science of Happiness
“Our greatest fear in life should not be of failure, but of succeeding in life at things that don’t really matter.” –Francis Chan The Big Idea: Whether you lead a business,...
Walking 4 Hours On A Broken Ankle In The Snow
by Parker Houston | Sep 16, 2021 | Leading During COVID19
“Let us step into the night and pursue that flighty temptress, adventure.”― J.K. Rowling I slept restlessly all night, tossing and turning with excitement and anticipation...
If You Don’t Aim For An Ideal Week, You Might Never Have One
by Parker Houston | Aug 7, 2020 | 10x Your Productivity, Leading During COVID19
The pandemic has encouraged—or even forced—many companies to allow their team members to work entirely remotely, but lots of people (myself included) are encountering all...
Disentangle Yourself From Device Addiction
by Parker Houston | Jul 16, 2020 | 10x Your Productivity, Leading During COVID19, Self Leadership
“I fear the day that technology will surpass human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” -Albert Einstien If the photo above looks anything...
Your Brain Prefers Lazy Tasks—Here’s What You Can Do About It
by Parker Houston | Jul 9, 2020 | 10x Your Productivity, Leading During COVID19
“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest...
Bottom-lining is a Leadership Skill
by Parker Houston | Jul 2, 2020 | Leading During COVID19, Self Leadership
“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” –Blaise Pascal I want to thank my colleague Melinda Diciro for sharing this topic (and maybe for subtly calling...
Unbroken—The Louis Zamperini Story
by Parker Houston | May 28, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
If you have haven’t heard this story, it’s nearly unbelievable. How could a poor immigrant boy from Torrance, California make it all the way to the Olympics, shake Hitler’s...
COVID19 May Have Revealed Another Societal Ailment—Nature-Deficit Disorder
by Parker Houston | May 7, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
Thank you to my good friend and colleague, Dr. Tracy Weyer, for inspiring this week’s post. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency in 2020, Americans spend...
Great Leaders Have Endurance—Lessons From One of the Greatest Survival Stories of All Time
by Parker Houston | Apr 23, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
The Big Idea—After more than a month of shelter-in-place, and no clear date when life will return to something that resembles normal, we need inspiration from leaders who...
Working From Home Isn’t Always the Dream You Had Envisioned—Read These Tips to Improve Your Transition
by Parker Houston | Apr 16, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
COVID19 has thrust most organizations—and their team members—into a remote work environment almost overnight. A few weeks ago, I shared strategies for leading effective...
Post-Traumatic Growth—8 Practices for Navigating Crisis with Positive Transformation
by Parker Houston | Apr 9, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
Most of you have probably heard of PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but you may not have heard of Post-Traumatic Growth. Many people who experience a traumatic event...
COVID 19 Has Thrust Most Workplaces Into Remote Work Overnight—Here is How You Can Get Up to Speed
by Parker Houston | Apr 2, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
The global pandemic has thrust many workplaces and industries into remote work situations overnight—leaving people scrambling to figure out how to operate. The Big Idea—Many...
Don’t Panic, Don’t Stick Your Head in the Sand—Leading Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
by Parker Houston | Mar 22, 2020 | Leading During COVID19
In light of recent global events, this new series will be dedicated to science-based leadership strategies for leading through the impacts of the coronavirus. This series...
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