Can We Stop Acting Like Everyone at Work is OK?

There’s this thing that happens at work that I find to be unnatural and unhealthy. We experience it as the pressure to be OK all the time. That no matter what’s going on, when we come to work, we should have our happy face on. We should leave the rest of our lives and our Continue reading Can We Stop Acting Like Everyone at Work is OK?

Stop Telling Your Team to Try Harder

A superhuman effort by the team might, just barely, be enough to overcome a poor strategy and bad decisions. When it works, we recognize the team for extraordinary effort, celebrate a major victory and applaud the leader’s tenacity. When in reality the situation that predicated the need for this massive effort couldĀ have been avoided altogether. Continue reading Stop Telling Your Team to Try Harder