Awake At Work
Michael Carroll was interviewed by David Shifrin for The Art of Change.
Too often, vision is driven by spreadsheets, competitive analysis, product plans, service planning, and marketing. All those are important, of course. But relying on those views too much can come back and bite you if you haven’t spent time feeling your sales rep’s pain, exploring your warehouse and fulfillment problems; listening to your vendors, customers and patients. What are people going through? What do they have to say? What would...
A conversation with Charles Betito-Filho – CEO of Mind Station
Michael was a recent guest on Soul of Business with Blaine Bartlett discussing mindful leadership.
Originally published in Tricycle.
No matter how hard we try to keep our jobs and careers on track, they just don’t seem to cooperate—they constantly misbehave. One minute we are on our way to a promotion, and the next we are being transferred to Antarctica. Or maybe our boss has closed the largest sale in the history of the company and, as she basks in the glory, asks us to manage the account. We’re enthused and ready for the challenge, but we find that she failed to bid it properly, and...Read More
Excerpt from Awake at Work
When we see our fellow colleagues having difficulties at work, we naturally want to lend a hand. Sometimes work’s demands are weighing heavily on a colleague or maybe a new challenge has got someone stumped and we give a bit of advice or direction in order to help out. Sometimes we put in extra effort, staying late at work to help meet a deadline or coming in early to set up for a meeting. Or, helping could be as simple as just listening as someone thinks out loud about whether to accept a new job...Read More