Performance

Inspiring excellence

There’s a strange dynamic that happens when you get good at something. The first thing that happens is you get praise. Then, after the praise, you get assigned the same work, over and over. You are, after all, the expert. Or at least the best qualified. And then, finally, you get bored and frustrated. Nothing …

Inspiring excellence CONTINUE READING

Predicting individual success (thoughts after the NFL scouting combine)

I’m only kind of a football fan. Mostly that’s because my football team left town (San Diego Chargers) after regularly snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in the fourth quarter. But the recent NFL scouting combine was fun to watch and for me thinking about predicting success. I’ve written and spoken about the research …

Predicting individual success (thoughts after the NFL scouting combine) CONTINUE READING