Peter Bregman Archive
Published October 18, 2012
Right now, focusing on the present business environment will cause businesses to fly over their handlebars. This is not the time to look at the present. It's the time to look ten feet, or ten months, ahead.
Published October 12, 2012
The idea of immediate results is alluring. Almost all of advertising is built on the notion that if you just buy this (whatever it is), then you'll instantly have love, success, and power.
Published October 05, 2012
Countering someone's negativity with your positivity doesn't work because it's argumentative.
Published September 28, 2012
Unplugging and stopping everything for a minute might be a pretty good solution for whenever things aren't working in life.
Published September 21, 2012
The typical advice you hear about working with people you don't like is simply to depersonalize the relationship. Just transact whatever business you need to with them and move on. In other words: Grin and bear it. But I have found that almost impossible to do
Published September 13, 2012
We've all heard the notion that we're our own harshest critic. But shouldn't we treat ourselves with at least the same respect shown by a first grade teacher toward her students? Why don't we?
Published September 07, 2012
What if the truth is that you're a leader who isn't sure what to do in a given situation? Do people really want to know that?
Published August 20, 2012
Here's the problem with development plans: They're overwhelming and disconnected.
Published August 03, 2012
What can you do about the stress and frustration that comes from unmet expectations? You have two choices: Either change the reality around you or change your expectations.
Published June 29, 2012
To have high expectations of people, start with compassion.