Author: Nathan S. Gibson

Nathan S. Gibson is an independent worker compliance business partner who provides expertise and creative solutions to enhance workforce flexibility and maintain compliance. He helps mitigate the risks associated with the misclassification of self-employed consultants, freelancers and independent contractors.
man atop a mountain
Posted in Grit

4 things the grittiest people have in common, according to a psychologist

  From CNBC, Marguerite Ward shares 4 things that are common among gritty people based on the work of…

F - Our greatest glory is, not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Posted in Grit

5 Ways to Boost Your Resilience at Work

    From Harvard Business Review, Rich Fernandez offers five recommendations to help build resilience in a work environment….

two young girls at a laptop
Posted in Grit

New test for ‘growth mindset’, the theory that anyone who tries can succeed 

  From The Guardian, Susanna Rustin discusses the concept of a growth mindset and how some may…

once upon a time
Posted in Storytelling

To Recover from a Crisis, Retell Your Company’s Story

  From Harvard Business Review, Harry Hutson and Martha Johnson discuss the damage to the B&O Railroad Museum and how its…

girl at a computer
Posted in Grit

Seeing the benefits of failure shapes kids’ beliefs about intelligence

  Medicalxpress shares information that suggests that parents attitude towards failure may affect their child’s mindset.  Children…

Angela Duckworth Grit
Posted in Grit

Angela Duckworth: To Grow Students’ Grit, Balance Challenges With Support

  From Education Week, Evie Blad discusses Angela Duckworth’s book and talk at the Education Writers Association.  Evie note…

Tell Stories
Posted in Storytelling

5 Storytellers

  From Forbes, Carmine Gallo discusses 5 types of storytellers that you will meet in business.  Some of the…

phases of a story
Posted in Storytelling

The Ancient Storytelling Secret That Every Leader Needs To Know

  In 1998, I read Every Leader Tells a Story and it immediately validated what I had been…

Posted in Grit

Pete Carroll: ‘They’re not just football players, they’re Seahawks’

  From The Seattle Times, Jayson Jenks talks about Angela Duckworth’s visit with the Seattle Seahawks and their coach…

stop saying you are so smart
Posted in Creative Problem Solving

Stop Saying “You are so Smart”

Carol Dweck’s work teaches us to praise effort instead of intelligence. This shift requires a change in…

Nate and Annie October 2014
Posted in Grit

Advice for my daughter

About 15 years ago, my sister sent me an email with a humorous list of children’s books…

Two mindsets by Carol Dweck
Posted in Grit

Why attitude is more important than intelligence?

From Performance Magazine, Cezarina Barbieru discusses the importance of having a growth mindset and positive attitude.  She recommends strategies…