Why We Must Stop Focusing on Greatness

Why We Must Stop Focusing on Greatness

In our day’s work journey toward corporate greatness (even if your work is at home) I find one recurring challenge that is the proverbial fly in the ointment. We the people have to deal with us the humans. It’s like a friend sometimes joked –...
5 Disciplines of Tool Savvy Managers.

5 Disciplines of Tool Savvy Managers.

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...
What’s in Your Leadership Toolbox?.

What’s in Your Leadership Toolbox?.

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...

How to Change a Lightbulb in 12 Easy Steps

He seemed to come out of nowhere.  But all of a sudden there he was right on my tail.  I waited a few seconds for him to go around me.  Instead, his lights went up, and  I felt like a helpless wildebeest in the grips of a big cat.  Judy and I had not scheduled a...
5 Tips to Help You Unwhine

5 Tips to Help You Unwhine

How it began I’m not quite sure.  But sitting right next to them I couldn’t help but to over hear the whole exchange.  Not that it was loud, it was just intense.  Names were being set and slammed like volleyballs, and the criticisms flowed like bacon at a breakfast...