Meetings: Oases or Sand Traps?

There is a reliable "best method" for virtually all processes, especially the dreaded business meeting. Here are the three important points to hit for ideal meetings.

Bears in Camp

There are some basic rules for dealing with bears – in the wilderness and in organizations. One of the truths about dealing with these creatures is that they do not…

Escalating the Conflict

By definition, “in conflict” is a feeling state in which one feels anxious parentheses a combination of fear or anger parentheses. When the state lingers, the situation worsens and the…

The Stuff of Heroes

What is it that makes one a “hero?” A love for life and learning, combined with the stubbornness not to let any situation where them down.

Refuse to Accept a New Normal

Our current reality does not have to mean a new normal.

Pain Denial Syndrome (PDS)

One of the best kept dirty little secrets is that C-Suite executives aren’t exempt from pain and suffering.

Are You Hard To Reach?

OOO (Out of office)? Tell others exactly when they can expect to hear back from you.

The Power of an Apology

Saying sorry is hard, and very effective. There is power in an apology.

How We Become Monsters

Avoid falling into the trap of constantly criticizing and questioning others.

Fast Wins But at What Cost?

Focus not on speed but on continuous improvement, individual initiative, and creativity for the win.