What Happens When People Feel Devalued: The Tooth Fairy Pillow Debacle

“The struggle to feel valued is one of the most insidious and least acknowledged issues in organizations.” Tony Schwartz Ellasyn, our youngest granddaughter, couldn’t believe her ears when Mimi offhandedly suggested, “Why don’t… Continue reading

The Pleasure of God – Overcome Misery and Feel Joy

Miserable leaders have miserable teams. “I believe God made me for a purpose, but he also made me fast! And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” 1924 Olympic Gold Medalist in the… Continue reading

Dear Dan: How Do I Interview for a Job when I Lack Experience

Dear Dan, What advice do you have or what resources can you recommend to folks like me who want to transition to a supervisory role but have not held a position with that… Continue reading

Inside Your Customer’s Imagination: The Leadership Side

NEW BOOK GIVEAWAY!! 20 copies available!! Leave a comment on this guest post by Chip Bell to become eligible for one of 20 complimentary copies of his new book, Inside Your Customer’s Imagination:… Continue reading

Don’t Pretend Things Smell Good when they Stink – Instead Shift Focus

Relentless problems feel like driving around with garbage in the backseat. You wonder if the journey’s worth it. Don’t pretend things smell good when they stink. Dig into problems, but don’t set up… Continue reading

Living for Something Bigger than Yourself: The Obsession of Successful Leaders

Rise above self-obsession so you can live for something bigger than yourself. You might be self-obsessed if you: Always know the “right” way. Can’t take criticism. Make excuses for your flaws, frailties, and… Continue reading