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Tuesday Dispatch: Issue #111
On diversity, success, high-leverage activities, and more.
This week, we learn about diversity, success, and high-leverage activities. As well as the best to-do list trick and food myths.
Let's get going!
3 Droplets of Leadership
Unraveling the Effects of Cultural Diversity in Teams
This comprehensive study focuses on diversity in the workplace, and it demands careful attention. Essentially, it shows that diversity significantly enhances our workplaces.
Diversity is a significant benefit, but it also introduces conflict. Organizations that can solve this conflict become more creative, resilient, and productive.
Take your time and read it thoroughly. It's worth it.
The Psychopathic Path to Success
We all might have psychopathic tendencies to some degree. Current studies are redefining these commonly over-dramatized and criticized traits. They are discovering some positive aspects. Don't miss this article.
Focus on High-Leverage Activities
Leverage's main feature is its ability to speed up tasks that would take longer to complete independently.
Personal leverage means using your skills, methods, and knowledge to achieve more while exerting less effort. On the other hand, organizational leverage involves using teams and structures to achieve more without spending too much time or money. Many people often ignore organizational leverage. However, it is a crucial part of building a productive management team.
2 Grains of Technology
List One Task, Do It, Cross It Out
One big mistake I often see in personal productivity systems is the attempt to handle more work by refining our process. However, the real key lies in improving our decision-making skills. This, in turn, results in more free time.
That's why this essay is highly recommended. Check it out!
The Best and Worst Health Myths and Wisdom
This is a cool list of myths you should not miss.
1 Atom of Reflection
This has been a crazy ride; I can't even describe it.
About nine months ago, I thought of a place that did not exist. A safe space where people can meet, share their challenges, engage in group activities, and improve their skills in managing people.
So, I came up with The Leadership Dojo.
Fast forward to now:
Four full cohorts completed in two languages.
Dozens of happy participants over three continents.
A sold-out class starting this week and a brand new program for 2024.
Wanna get better at managing people, find other leaders who can support you, and join a legacy of dedicated executives?
This is your opportunity; don't miss it!