- 15 Jan 2009
- Sharpening Your Skills
Achieving a life that balances the pleasures and demands of work and life has never been easy. Here are four HBS Working Knowledge stories from the archives that address everything from spirituality in leadership to understanding when "just enough" is truly enough. Closed for comment; 0 Comment(s) posted.
- 25 Apr 2007
- Research & Ideas
Feeling "stuck," as psychologically painful as it is, is the first step to awareness of new opportunities in career and in life, says Harvard Business School's Timothy Butler. In this Q&A and excerpt from his new book, Getting Unstuck, he explains six steps for getting from here to there. Key concepts include: A psychological impasse is developmentally necessary for human beings. Although impasse is usually first expressed as a failure, it is a requirement for individuals to change their way of thinking about themselves and their role in the world. There is a six-phase plan for recognizing and overcoming impasse, starting with feeling stuck and ending with finally taking action. Each phase has its predictable challenges, but some people find one phase more difficult than another. Closed for comment; 0 Comment(s) posted.