In my work as a business owner and a coach I am privy to many conflicts of many kinds. Sometimes I feel like I’m a conflict magnet. In fact I’ve had colleagues joke with me that I’m a lightening rod for such. I guess that’s what you get when you climb the emotional antenna of […]
Is Busy Good or Bad? The question draws a lot of debate, and no small amount of emotion. It has gathered diverse opinions in fields ranging from neuroscience to management theory. One camp says busy is good and one says it is not. But in practice I find the answer is not so simple. Perhaps […]
Some lessons and skills can only be learned the hard way. Making sure the projector bulbs work before that big presentation is one. Withholding your wardrobe opinions with your wife is another. Making sure you bring your phone charger on a trip another. There are also a few serious lessons that effective leaders must learn […]
Once each month Estrada Strategies hosts a lunch exclusively for business leaders – especially owners and managing executives of our regions vital concerns.
You can have a seat at the table – which could quite possibly be your most important lunch of the year.
Visit the event link in the sidebar to register…and find out why.
The Knoxville Leadership Roundtable
“…a person’s success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. Resolve to do one thing every day that you fear.”
In the classic hit comedy “Home Improvement”, Tim “The Toolman” Taylor is the unassuming though accident-prone tool ‘expert’ on a “how to” show whose main punchlines often involve klutsey ‘fails’. I can identify. I’m really not a handyman. Changing the light bulbs at the top of our stairs requires – in my experience – mountain climbing gear plus a quick check […]
I love tools. They have fascinated me ever since I was a little kid. Usually the bigger and louder the more they captivate my attention. I can remember one time getting lost from my parents on vacation when I went to watch bulldozers tear apart the earth to make way for a new building. Tools are […]