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The Invisible Burdens We Keep: Emotional Labor and Work-Life Balance for Women

Work-life balance can be difficult to maintain. But this can be especially difficult for women as...

What You Can Learn from Your "Tagline"

In this week's Wireboard, Steve Scanlon shares about Rewire's new "tagline." This might sound like...

I’ve Used This Boat Metaphor to Meet Challenges and Drive Growth for Teams

As I was coaching one of the project leaders last week, a quote by early 20th century author G. K....

How Definitions Shape the Trajectory of our Work

I'll never forget my first lesson on the power of definitions. My debate coach dropped a single...

How To Overcome Cognitive Biases and Make Better Decisions (Or, "What I Learned from the Holiday Party")

Have you ever noticed how draining some decisions can be to make? Or how sometimes we make snap...

Entrepenuer Magazine Ranks Rewire One of the Top Entrepreneurial Companies in America

Hey everybody, we made it onto a list! Last month, Entrepreneur magazine recognized Rewire as one...

Active Listening: The Rare Yet Effective Leadership Superpower

There are a few important things happening here: You are signaling to the other person that......

(Video) The Paradox of High-Performance Teams: Trust and Vulnerability

This is something we at Rewire have been thinking about frequently as we use Patrick Lencioni's...

Three Reasons Humble People Are Better Leaders (and Three Ways to Become One)

In short, humble leaders bring out the best in their people, and rally them to perform collectively...

Fostering Teamwork by Stilling the Lizard Brain

Most animals in the Kingdom travel and live in some kind of grouping. Sure, there are a few...

The Power of Work-Place Rituals: Thriving and Changing Together

In an article in HBR “How Ritual Delivers Performance,” Paulo Guenzi offers some extraordinary...

A Key Practice for Ruling Your World (Part One)

What if I told you that there is one activity that can make you smarter, happier, healthier and...

Venn Diagrams: Answering the Foundational Question of How “Work” & “Life” Are Related

I’m not drawing diagrams for diagrams’ sake (although they are fun to look at regardless of what...

Does Your Work Depend On You Being Right? (WHAT ARE THOSE?!)

In our work — with clients, with colleagues, with tasks and projects — we are frequently confronted...

"What Does Rewire Do?" Let Me Tell You! (Video)

Recently, Rewire created a small video that I would like to present to you here about this very...

How Can You Tell When Familiarity Is Keeping You From Positive Growth?

Multiple studies have shown the link between a psychological/behavioral preference for the familiar...

A Fun Exercise About Growth, Communication, Creativity And The Power Of Bricks

We’ll talk about: (1) How the exercise is setup, (2) what almost always happens with people as they...

LeBron James, Leadership And Investing In The Work Of Others

I love watching team basketball played by the best competitors in the world. I love watching five...

Building Rhythms Of Rest Into Our Work

The picture for this article was taken from above the far corner of the music room at my house....

How We Started A New System Today

Today was not an easy day. Good things happened today, but it was not easy. Here’s the story: About...

You’ll Grow Faster If You Can Be Wrong Every Now And Then

You’ll Grow Faster If You Can Be Wrong Every Now And Then

What We Can Learn from Penguins About Surviving and Positive Change

In Antarctica, Emperor Penguins survive temperatures as low as -60 degrees and winds up to 100 mph...

Have You Tried Forgetting About Your Problems And Investing In Others Yet?

The picture at the top of this article may be tough to decipher at first. It’s 120 black backpacks...

The Role Of Forgiveness In High-Performance Culture

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the crucial role that paradox plays in high-performance culture....

The Role Of Paradox In High-Performance Culture

The Navy Seals met us in the lobby of our hotel. Sunrise was about 10 minutes away. As 50 of us...

The Connections That Keep Our Work Alive

Off-duty firefighter Scott Brawner was working out in a suburban Portland gym this Spring,...

Dog Ownership And Axioms Of Leadership That Will Grow Your Organization

In my early days of studying organizations, I started compiling a list of pithy observations about...

What If No One Notices The Amazing Thing We Just Did?

The year: 2012. The explorer: Jason Rodi.  The place: Bouvet Island.  For those of you looking for...

All this praise is turning me into a failure!

I want to go over a dynamite article I just read that has some great implications for how we work...

The Stories That Tell Us

Hi All!  Steve Longan here.  You might remember me from such blog posts as "The Thanksgiving Post"...