Years ago I was the leader of a volunteer organization that I led with all my strength. We all really believed in the mission and worked hard to achieve our … Continue reading Stay in the fight
Complaining will no longer be accepted here. All complainers are being asked to cease that habit and replace it with more positive thoughts and words. Your complaints irritate the rest … Continue reading No more complaining
Most of the astronauts who went to the moon in the 60s and 70s came back and got depression. I’ve noticed that many new homes in my area go up … Continue reading You’ve got what you want… now what?
Was it mass suicide or mass murder? Whichever, it changed the meaning of drinking Kool Aid. In 1978 Cult leader Jim Jones was involved in the deaths of 900 … Continue reading Drink the Kool Aid
We are all aware on how important the skill of problem solving is. But there is a related skill that is even more important. This is the skill of problem … Continue reading Problem Finding
Do the mice play when the cat’s away from the workplace? Do employees today need constant supervision? I’ll admit this: in most workplaces I have been in, tension subsided when … Continue reading When the cat’s away…
Several years ago I heard a pitching coach give some sage advice to an athlete that also applies to business, sales, and leadership. “Make each pitch a masterpiece”. Translation: don’t … Continue reading Make Each Pitch a Masterpiece
I went hiking with friends over the weekend on some unfamiliar trails in the mountains. The trail was exciting but a little obscure in places. Luckily for us there was … Continue reading Are we on the right path?
In a word: productivity. Productivity is the key to every organization’s success. It is the golden thread that binds together all businesses regardless of their industry, corporate culture, or business … Continue reading Why Corporate Training?
I ask executives frequently if they want their people to have written goals. They almost always answer “yes”. I think most workers would assume the CEO doesn’t care about their goals. He/she must … Continue reading What the CEO wants you to have: