How was your Halloween? And looking forward, do you have good plans for the first weekend in November? Remember, for most of us in the U.S. it’s time to turn the clocks back an hour on Sunday. Yeah, the extra sleep is nice, but…

Do Good Spotlight
🌟 The Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice 🌟

The Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice is a community activist center, educational bridge, and safe space for LGBTQIA youth, families, and communities. I learned about them several years ago and am always happy to make connections that help them help the people they support. New location in Princeton, same love and dedication to community. Click here to learn more: The Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice.

Noteworthy 🖋
The Book Midwife®

Many of us get to a point in our lives where we want to share what we’ve learned, give back, and help others in business. Some of us write a book. Many more of us don’t. If you’re in the latter group, and you want to be in the former, what’s stopping you?

Common responses are lack of time, no game plan, frustration trying to prioritize or organize. Sound familiar?

If you really want to be in that authors’ circle, you may want to learn more about The Book Midwife®. Mindy Gibbins-Klein has helped over 1,000 business leaders become authors. Celebrating her company’s 20th anniversary this month, Mindy loves her work because she helps would-be authors achieve their goals through a proven, structured process that delivers. If you’d like to learn more, visit their website. Mindy said if you say “Niki sent me,” she’s got a special gift just for Niki’s Notes readers.

  • Do you have enough of the four types of innovators in your organization? Generators? Conceptualizers? Optimizers? Implementers? Wonder what I’m talking about and why each of the four matters? This from Harvard Business Review will get us on the same page.
  • Traveling for business again? Here’s a list of the 50 most iconic hotels, one per state. How many have you been to and which ones look like someplace you’ve just got to go?
  • Are you guilty of “survivorship bias” where you focus on positive outcomes and possibly miss the information failures hold? To check yourself and learn more, catch this short clip from Dr Karan Rajan on Instagram.

Okay, that’s it for this week. Please continue to suggest not for profits to feature in our Do Good section. If you have a suggestion for a company to feature in the Noteworthy section—including your own–shout it out.

Have a wonderful rest of the week and weekend too!

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Published On: 11/03/2022 / Categories: Niki's Notes / Tags: , , /

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