Category Archive: Change

*Purposeful abandonment

Not long ago, in frustration, a friend of mine quit his job.  He didn’t have another job lined up.  He just quit.  A few days later he embarked on a related career path… Continue reading

Create a crisis

One strategy to get a stalled organization moving is creating a crisis. Webster says a crisis is, “The point of time when it is to be decided whether any affair or course of… Continue reading

UNlearning

UNlearning is harder than learning. If I mistakenly recall that your name is Barry when it’s actually Carl, you could wrongly be Barry for the rest of my life.  When we decide something… Continue reading

New Best

Everyone thinks that doing your best opens doors to new opportunities.  Here’s where they are wrong.  The Peter Principle is still true.  The Peter Principle states that people are promoted to their level… Continue reading

Trajectory

About a year ago a new leader came into my life and things radically changed.  He had a background unique from mine.  He thought and lived and had priorities distinct from mine.  He… Continue reading