Category Archive: Decisions

Facing the dreaded JUMBLE

This is the “J” installment of my “Alphabet for Leaders.” Jumble means confused or disordered mass. The need for clarity has a dangerous side. You’re future certainly holds a jumbled mass. When you… Continue reading

Six ways to make teams work

The term team has been in vogue for some time. However, few companies leverage the dynamic power of teams. Here are six suggestions that help transform a group of individuals into a team.… Continue reading

The dangerous answer-man

I like to give people answers. Knowledge is power so I wrongly think answers enhance my power and elevate my status. However, answers get in the way. For example, in a recent meeting… Continue reading

You can’t get there from here

An outsider stopped outside a cedar clad country store. Sitting on the weathered porch a wrinkled New Englander eyeballed the flat lander climb out of a shiny SUV. The city slicker called to… Continue reading

The power of Ignorance

According to the free dictionary, stupid people make poor decisions and careless mistakes. On the other hand, ignorant people are unaware or uninformed. You’ll need these two definitions to understand what follows. Careless… Continue reading

*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