On Resolutions & Commitments: Begin Now

"Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Begin it now.” – Goethe

Getting to the Honeymoon

Many people find themselves caught up in pursuing roles that are socially desirable and fail to look for those that match their values, interests, beliefs, or traits.

Intimacy: Does it exist?

“Intimacy is the experience of ownership which often arises out of difficulty, questions, exasperation, or survival.” Ownership comes about when individuals are challenged and find themselves playing a vital role…

12 Steps to a Second Work Honeymoon

Life without change is an invitation for stagnation.

Keepin’ It Fresh

As we enter into a relationship, whether with an individual or with a company, it is a time of getting familiar. We are excited about the newness and others experiences…

5 Leadership Tools to Avoid the “Fire!” Panic

Minimize time spent responding to fires and maximize time spent providing examination and exploration of the status of the issues.

Preventing Organization Fires: 5 Questions

The true test of your leadership effectiveness is not putting out fires as much as it is what you have done to prevent the fire.

Heat in the System

The number of organizations that have gone bankrupt because of “heat in the system,” such as unresolved conflict or unidentified friction, is legendary.

The Leadership Demands of Crisis

Crisis situations within the workplace result in diversions from our daily responsibilities and ultimately create more work.

The 6 Symptoms of Leadership Arson

Managers somehow believe that, in order to really earn our money, there needs to be a crisis and they must be the ones solving it!