Monthly Archives: April 2006


Organizational culture and leadership

Published: Sat, Apr 29, 2006|Filed in: Books|Topics: , , |

by Edgar H. Schein. Whether they intend to or not, leaders play a crucial role in creating and manifesting an organizational culture's capability of achieving its mission and goals. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary business realities, Schein defines culture and demonstrates the impact leaders have in forming culture in their own organizations.

Jonathan Haidt: The Happiness Hypothesis

Published: Fri, Apr 28, 2006|Filed in: Books|Topics: , , , , |

by Jonathan Haidt. This is a book about ten great ideas. Each chapter is an attempt to savor one idea that has been discovered by several of the world's civilizations — to question it in light of what we now know from scientific research, and to extract from it the lessons that still apply to our modern lives... It is a book about how to construct a life of virtue, happiness, fulfillment, and meaning.

Guy Kawasaki: The 120 day wonder: How to evangelize a blog

Published: Wed, Apr 26, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: |

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Leadership on the Line

Published: Tue, Apr 25, 2006|Filed in: Books|Topics: , , |

Ronald A. Heifetz and Marty Linksy provide an approach to “adaptive leadership,” meaning those situations for which there are no predetermined answers and rules for engagement.

3-minute egg

Published: Mon, Apr 17, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

Practical suggestions about thinking creatively. Published every month, on the first day of the month by Crown Point Press in San Francisco, printers and publishers of fine art limited edition etchings and

The April edition is about carving out time for art. Watch the video.

Ed Diener

Published: Sat, Apr 8, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

research on subjective well-being, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign · Go to Ed Diener →

World Database of Happiness

Published: Sat, Apr 8, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

ongoing register of scientific research on subjective appreciation of life. It brings together findings that are scattered throughout many studies and provides a basis for synthetic studies. · Go to World Database of Happiness →

International Personality Item Pool

Published: Sat, Apr 8, 2006|Filed in: Bookmarks|Topics: , |

provides rapid access to measures of individual differences, all in the public domain · Go to International Personality Item Pool →