Age of Conversation To Debut On Amazon.com!!

November 15, 2018 admin 0

The Age of Conversation Goes from Lulu.com to Amazon.com in the next week!   It’s TRUE! Our Age of Conversation book project, debuted July 16, 2018 right HERE. We’ve raised over USD $11,000 in just four months for Variety, the Children’s Charity. GET YOURS AT THE […]

50,000 Words In One Month!

October 30, 2018 admin 0

I know some of you could write that many words in a week.  I’ve read your blogs! National Novel Writing Month I am embarking on a one-month adventure that starts November 1st.  I am going to write 50,000 words in the month […]

Learning From The Worst

October 25, 2018 admin 0

We have the ability to learn from any leader – even a bad one.  Here is a real-life story from my bank of experience: A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…or it seems that way…I was in account management at a […]

Cream or Crap?

October 22, 2018 admin 0

When executing a change at work, is it standard practice to treat everyone the same?  I am not talking about respect, dignity, and the like. I mean using a ‘peanut butter’ approach in attention, communication, direction, accountability, etc. Mark Goulston, the Leadership columnist at FastCompany, […]

All My Rowdy Friends Have Settled Down

October 19, 2018 admin 0

Does the boldness of youth breed the stability of experience? Or do most people not want to do hard work and avoid any risk after significant career success? In the past year I have witnessed and read about people who reach a certain point in their […]

How Does a ‘Great Leader’ Think?

October 17, 2018 admin 0

In our never-ending quest to become a better leader, we look to those that business and/or society deem successful.  At one time or another we’ve all read a Jack Welch book or a Tom Peters book, hoping to gleen some wisdom to apply to our own leadership […]

What Would You Give Up?

October 16, 2018 admin 0

What would you give up to have the next success in your career? Is that the right question?  Is moving in a stance of sacrifice the right context? Warren Bennis, the ‘godfather’ of leadership, quoting an unknown poet source: “Did you get what […]

Cultivating A Garden of Change

September 27, 2018 admin 0

“Change is hard.”  “Change or die.” “Just use the Kotter Model.” ”The only constant is change.” Any of those help you execute change at your company? Not the theory, but the practice – the “how”? Dr. Glenda Eoyang at the Human Systems Dynamics Institute taught me a […]

What’s Your Story?

September 25, 2018 admin 0

“What do you do all day?”  “How is this report supposed to help me?”  “There is a lot of data here, but I’m not quite sure what you’re trying to tell me…” Ever hear that in your organization?  With more businesses preaching […]

How Do I Improve Organizational Performance?

September 18, 2018 admin 0

If only there was a simple, easy way to ensure positive organizational performance… There are books, seminars, CDs, DVDs, articles, blogs about: Career Management, Interviewing Skills, Individual Development Plans, Performance Consulting, Employee Engagement, Leadership Training, Management Training, etc.  They are all aimed at helping us […]