March 21, 2012
News & Opinion: ChangeThis: Issue 92
“Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not. They’re habits. Habits are subtle. But any habit can be changed. And now we—finally—know how.”
“It’s silly to talk about personal finance without talking about where you live and what you drive. ... There are plenty of people who have discovered this truth and, rather than trying to keep up with the Joneses or submitting to their tyranny, are getting a good laugh at them.”
“Clearly, when it comes to business-building, some degree of obsession is required—or soon the business won’t be around to obsess about. The problem arises when entrepreneurs try to simultaneously enjoy a thriving family life."
“People and organizations are much more likely to thrive if the leader subscribes to what Robert Greenleaf called Servant Leadership. It is not a new idea—Greenleaf didn’t invent it nor did I. However, it is an idea whose time has come… It is time to Lead Differently!”
“Lying inside you, untapped, is an inspirational force. Guided by passion and steered by your influence, you can build momentum for yourself, others or a greater cause.”
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.