Category Archive: Leading

Please Stop Talking about Work for 10 Minutes

Most of my conversations are agenda driven. I’ve had conversations, in recent days, with leaders scattered around the world. And when I say conversations, I mean conversations WITHOUT an agenda. Big problems make… Continue reading

How to Lead Through Turbulence and Uncertainty with Clarity and Confidence

Enough with the hand wringing. Don’t pretend things are easy when they’re hard Don’t run around with your hair on fire, or you’ll burn out. #1. Acknowledge challenges. #2. Communicate with empathy. #3.… Continue reading

Life Will Never Be the Same After COVID-19

Life won’t be the same after COVID-19. Life IS change.   1975 Life hasn’t been the same since 1975. Steve Sasson invented the world’s first self-contained digital camera in 1975. He was a… Continue reading

How Compassion Answers Anxiety

Anxiety is a merciless taskmaster that slaps you in the night. Anxiety is a jockey whipping a horse. Everywhere the horse runs, the jockey goes too. When you open the door, you find… Continue reading

How to Talk with Anxious People

COVID-19 is a global pandemic according to Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the General-Director of the World Health Organization. (3/11/2020)   How to talk with anxious people: #1. Avoid “but”: When people share concerns… Continue reading

Three Ways to Make Meetings Great Again

67% say meetings distract from getting work done.* “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” Leo Tolstoy’s opening line of Anna Karenina has become the Anna… Continue reading