Talk solutions not problems

Yesterday I realized I’ve made a strategic blunder. About a year ago I began publicly acknowledging a challenge the organization I lead faces. As weeks and months passed I continued to occasionally acknowledge… Continue reading

The Power of Commitment

A risk free life is a boring life. Yesterday, a college senior and I discussed life and career choices. He feels stressed. He realizes a decision today may establish the direction of his… Continue reading

Getting to the next level

There comes a point where doing more gets less done, where adding responsibility doesn’t enhance your career it hinders it. Getting to the next level may be about subtraction not addition. Successful leaders… Continue reading

Good Pride

Pride can be a vice or a virtue. Pride becomes vice when it centers on your accomplishments. Pride is a virtue when it appreciates others. Pride is a vice when it reflects an… Continue reading

Who’s the boss?

It’s Labor Day in the United States. A holiday I don’t quite understand. Any holiday with the word labor in it doesn’t seem like a holiday to me. Frequently Americans complete projects on… Continue reading

Hearing what isn’t said

Drucker said, “The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.” I tweeted Drucker’s quote and recieved this question. “How can I hear what isn’t said?” Great question! ****… Continue reading