Failing’s Gotten a Bad Rap – Lighten up

From the time I was competing for spelling bees I’ve been afraid of failing.  Who isn’t afraid of something? Being the oldest of four children, I had plenty of opportunities to fail. I failed to keep my brother from hitting my sister, and when I called our parents to complain they blamed ME! I had [...]

Responsibility without Authority Feeds the Drama Triangle

I've been there and maybe you have too — being held accountable for producing a result, then given people to work with who do not report to you. Hah! Good luck! In executive team building the drama triangle must be identified and squashed. Sometimes unwittingly the executive team and even a conscious leader can generate [...]

When did you Last Challenge your Core Assumptions?

This is a critical question that causes many companies — and individuals — to suffer unintended conseqences. SO many of our actions are based on faulty assumptions. You really can challenge your core assumptions effectively. I offer you the possibility that doing so will grant you humility and vulnerability that will make your life and [...]

What Elicits Optimal Performance from Millennials?

According to Jeanne Meister, the “Millennial Generation” is the future generation that we might look at as the next stage of adaptation to the world of the work. These future workers were born between the 80s up to 2000 and will represent, by 2030, 75% of the global working force Jeanne Meister, Forbes.com. (photos compliments [...]