Leadership

7 Reasons Why Your Message Isn’t Getting Through

You thought you covered all the bases.  Emails sent to the team? Check. Timely speech delivered in weekly staff meeting? Check. Expectations clearly communicated? Check One-on-one conversations with key team members? Check. Then why is everyone carrying on as if nothing was said? Weren’t they all nodding their heads during your PowerPoint presentation? Didn’t they Continue reading 7 Reasons Why Your Message Isn’t Getting Through

Amazon and the Value of a Human Being

I rarely, if ever, write posts that are directed towards a specific news story or company. I tend to stick with my own stuff. This week, I’m going to make an exception  in this case and step into the wilderness of click bait and trending stories. Also, this one will be a little longer than Continue reading Amazon and the Value of a Human Being

6 Practices for Cultivating a Fresh Perspective

    “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ― Aldous Huxley One of our most significant challenges as humans and leaders is the inclination to maintain equilibrium. In other words, we like to stick with what has worked for us in the past and Continue reading 6 Practices for Cultivating a Fresh Perspective

A Personal Growth Experiment – 4 Questions 1 Day

“How we live today is how we live our life.” – Tara Brach In a prior post, I shared the daily 30X3 routine I use to try and stay grounded and ready myself for the day. I like to break the pattern from time to time just as fitness experts suggest we should change up our Continue reading A Personal Growth Experiment – 4 Questions 1 Day

The Temptation To Take – Six Ways Leaders Create Relationship Debt

“Never put yourself in a position where you can take from these men.” Captain Winters, from the HBO Series -“Band of Brothers” It’s easy to slip into taking. In the scene where the above quote occurs, Captain Winters is commenting to one of his junior officers about playing poker with the soldiers under his command. When Continue reading The Temptation To Take – Six Ways Leaders Create Relationship Debt