Be on Guard

Guard your minutes or you will lose your moments: moments to make a difference, work on the big things, discern key trends, savor an experience, make a correction, and a host of other potential opportunities. Junk food is defined as food empty of nutritional content....

It is Not all in Your Head

Most coaching for leader or workplace effectiveness is focused on the mental aspects: developing perspective, emotional intelligence, projecting positivity, etc.—all worthy topics. However, there are also physical aspects that should not be ignored and that cannot be...

Incompetence

While low engagement is flogged as a leading cause of poor business performance, incompetence is an obvious, but often, down-played factor. Leaders don’t like to talk about it. Even “experts” like to gloss over it. When relating my observation about the cause of an...

Creativity

When people say they are not creative they are practicing a form of self-amputation. Creativity is not limited to artists. Creativity is not limited to technology or products. Creativity can be applied to how an organization will deliver, to whom it will deliver, and...

If number 2 was fine for ‘The Boss’…

It is important to use the right criteria for success. Bruce Springsteen, surprisingly, never had a #1 song on the Billboard charts. The Boss is still in good company. Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, James Brown, KISS, and Metallica never had #1 songs either, and yet all...