How Introverts Succeed in an Extrovert World

Introverts succeed when they, “Stop trying to be like extroverts and tap into their strengths.” Jennifer Kahnweiler, author of, The Genius of Opposites. Tap strengths: Listen and paraphrase. Give yourself time to reflect… Continue reading

I Felt Compassion in His Voice

Some leaders are jerks.  The good news is, you can have heart and lead.  Steven Kydd, one of the founders of Tastemade, a top 10 most innovative company in food, surprised me when… Continue reading

How to Establish Connection with Anyone

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet, works for roses, not people. People don’t like “any other name.” They like their own. I’m terrible with names. It might be genetic. I… Continue reading

13 Multipliers that Elevate Average to Remarkable

Small multipliers elevate average to remarkable. Last week, due to flight delays, I arrived at the Hilton around 3:30 a.m. The night clerk greeted me by name, smiled, made sure I had everything I… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Convince the Older Generation to Change

The value of not changing is things stay the same. But, “If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight.” Jack Welch The question: I… Continue reading

Succeeding with the Bottom 10%

Every organization has a bottom 10% of employees, leaders, and managers who perform poorly. Your goal, if you can’t remove the bottom 10% is to maximize the situation. 7 reasons for poor performance:… Continue reading