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Dan Erwin
St Anthony, MN
Interests: opera, theater, water sports, hiking, reading, biking, skiing, chamber orchestra
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Deep thinking drives personal and organizational success. But deep thinking is a new set of practices. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Dan Erwin
Mark Zuckerberg says that making mistakes is part of success. The best leaders know how to learn from mistakes. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Dan Erwin
Music can be a means of dealing with tragedy. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Dan Erwin
Beliefs in the lone genius, like Einstein or Zuckerberg, just won't wash. Genius is learned and collaborative. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2015 at Dan Erwin
Misunderstanding is not all frustration. It's also a means of growth. Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2014 at Dan Erwin
What educators--and parents--think employers want is not what they really want. Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2014 at Dan Erwin
How to become more happy at a young age. It's all about skills. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Dan Erwin
It's not about network size, but about network quality. That's the magic. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Analytical thinking ain't all it's thought to be. Successful leadership and problem solving require both thinking and a relevant knowledge base. Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Using anger strategically is simply a form of business realpolitik. Women who fail to use anger strategically are losing a powerful tool for their career and their business. Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Texting and tweeting are more dangerous than ever. What's the best way to guard yourself? Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Dan Erwin
How can a person make change when they seem to have an immunity to growth? Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Dan Erwin
We're not really as good at telling when our boss is lying as we think. What can be done about that? Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Trying harder won't make you a better listener, yet effective listening is an important key to managing. So how do you go about becoming an effective listener? Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Job change can be a disaster or a great gift. It all depends on your strategies. Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Dan Erwin
social media is not all good. It can make you anti-social and less capable. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Managing stress effectively entails a number of skills. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Most people are bad at spotting deception. But one thing for sure, the powerful people are the best liars. Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Sometimes any old plan will do for either problem solving or strategic action. Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Do we actually need government? Or are the extreme Libertarians right? Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Is everything negotiable, and just how widespread is haggling? Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Dan Erwin
Paying attention to human foibles, including lying and deception is often little more than wasted time. Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at Dan Erwin
What makes it difficult for new employees is that experienced employees know more than they can tell. Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2014 at Dan Erwin