Walking in

It was not what I expected. The transition to the New Year is usually all about me and how I’m going to achieve fitness goals, fulfill my mission as a speaker and make more money. Instead, I was presented with an opportunity to help an Army veteran and his family after suddenly losing their home…

Say this, not that

There’s a popular book called “Eat This, Not That,” a handy guide to making better choices in your diet. Perhaps our business communication would benefit from the same approach. How can you reduce the amount of negative interactions you have each day and increase your healthy and productive communications at work? I’ve occasionally been accused…

Put me in, player

I had two different managers in a large corporation who both achieved their management positions by first being effective individual contributors. They were star players who were naturally recognized by senior management as great examples to lead a team. It was a good call. Both performed very well as managers and replaced themselves with other…