Is It Time to Stop Saying Thank You

Gratitude, honor, and recognition are so much deeper and more powerful than just saying thanks. It’s true that a heartfelt thank you can make someone’s day, it’s a small thing that makes a… Continue reading

10 Ways to Grow into Challenges

Certainty is a symptom of ignorance. You’re never fully up to real challenges. If you feel prepared for the challenge, it’s really just business as usual. The top 12 leadership challenges: Dealing with… Continue reading

How to Lead with Compassion but Not Be a Pushover

Compassion goes wrong when it goes too far. Too much compassion prolongs helplessness, failure, and mediocrity. Compassion done well fuels confidence, excellence, and success. Organizations without compassion are fear-filled, ugly places to work.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Deal with the Sucky Side of Work

When work sucks, life sucks. You like to think work doesn’t define you, but it sure feels like it. How much suck is too much? How much: Every job has a dark side.… Continue reading

10 Ways to Cut to the Chase and Get Stuff Done

You grow quiet when someone with more power is in the room. You blab when you’re perceived as the big cheese. How many times have you wished the boss would just shut up?… Continue reading

The Three Eyes of Trajectory

Drift feels great when the sun is hot and the water calm. But, drifters always crash on the rocks. Holding steady is drifting toward oblivion. Trajectory: What is your current trajectory? If you… Continue reading