Category Archive: Success

How to Make Working from Home Work

56% of managers say it’s likely that their company would allow the workforce to work remotely after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. However, Nicolas Bloom, believes working from home under current conditions is a… Continue reading

Three Essential Enablers of Success

Failure is easier than success, at least in the beginning. Miserable leaders posture when describing disappointment, frailty, or pain. 3 enablers of success: #1. Honesty enables acknowledgement. Don’t lie to yourself. If some… Continue reading

How to Deal with Buffy Blasthole

Buffy Blasthole’s motto is Express Yourself. She runs around telling everyone what she thinks regardless of harm or turbulence. Ms. Blasthole blows up relationships, derails meetings, and creates havoc because she disregards the… Continue reading

Dear Dan: My Boss Feels Like a Limiter

Dear Dan, I’m wondering how to push through when I have a challenging leader? My boss gives me space to do what I need to do, but is very unpredictable in approach, response,… Continue reading

How to End the Frustration of Recurring Problems

Frustrated leaders complain about having the same conversation. “We’ve talked about this problem over and over.” Repetition creates the path of least resistance like rivers eventually wear channels in stone. Pattern reflection: Tell… Continue reading

10 Ways to Spot Dead-weight Before it’s too Late

Teams thrive and rise when you ditch dead-weight. “[Will] Felps estimates that teams with just one deadbeat, downer, or asshole suffer a performance disadvantage of 30 to 40 percent compared to teams that… Continue reading