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...
WORRY? Y?

WORRY? Y?

December 31, 1999- Chicago, Illinois I am walking home after a wonderful New Year’s Eve dinner filled with great food, great wine, laughter, reminiscing, and lots of love. My fiancé and I wanted to get home before midnight to welcome the New Year with our...
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...