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...
Unconscious Bias – Planting Seeds!

Unconscious Bias – Planting Seeds!

I recently built a garden on my patio. One day a friend and I went to a store to purchase the fertilizer, seeds, plants, hoses, etc. to make it come alive. The garden is an opportunity to learn, and eat the fruits and vegetables of my labor. It is a venture outside of...
Hire Employees Every Day of Their Career!

Hire Employees Every Day of Their Career!

A group of CEOs are sitting around a table, and one asks, “What is the greatest challenge in your business today?” The answers were all the same, “Finding and hiring great talent, the demand exceeds the supply.” No, this is not a comedy sketch, it is today’s reality....
SNOWMAGGEDON – Leadership Lessons!

SNOWMAGGEDON – Leadership Lessons!

February 14 Yes, that day is also Valentine’s Day and typically filled with luscious chocolates, hearts, and flowers! Instead, Texas experienced blizzard-like snow and unprecedented cold. I was raised in Chicago, I remember bundling up to trudge to school, mitten...