Rules versus People, You Decide?

Rules versus People, You Decide?

Last week I spoke at a convention and stayed at a hotel in Miami Beach. The hotel was lovely, and I was thrilled to be there. My plan was to come in the day before my presentation, review the content for last minute tweaks, and get “caught up.” Imagine my surprise...
What Is Your Point of ENOUGH?

What Is Your Point of ENOUGH?

A business leader recently  asked this question.  “It has been such a grind for so many months, sometimes I feel like I am going to blow a gasket. How can I find or create space to think beyond the day to day?” I responded, “Do you know your point of enough?” He said,...
The Domino Effect, Not If – but When!

The Domino Effect, Not If – but When!

Every year we create a “year in review” for our clients to summarize wins and areas of opportunity. A consistent theme surfaced this year, the area that was most often neglected in organizations was contingency planning. To set context, contingency planning is the...
When Someone Seems a Little “Off”

When Someone Seems a Little “Off”

For the first time since World War I, the life expectancy for Americans has declined — a troubling development linked to drug abuse, addiction, suicide, and worsening health problems in the United States. I was recently asked to write an article to help leaders deal...