We’re about a year out from the beginning of the pandemic. Moreover, we see the light at the end of the tunnel when everybody is vaccinated, and life can go back to the pre pandemic times. But now that we have a little bit of perspective, it […]
According to Gallup’s most recent poll, approximately 36% of all employees are what you would call very engaged. Very engaged employees are stoked about their work. They are passionate and they take ownership of their results. They are wholly willing to go above and beyond the basic […]
Consider these phenomena:
Growing start-up technology companies always want to hire individuals who worked in a “unicorn”, a company that gained a billion-dollar valuation.
Book stores have shelves of books on management, business and even personal improvement written by or about those who became wealthy or […]
We are optimistic about lots of things –our innovation, our economy, the pandemic and even our own, personal futures. Norman Vincent Peale caused a revolution of optimism with his 1952 blockbuster The Power of Positive Thinking –emphatic that thinking optimistically would bring about good outcomes.
No time […]
In middle age, most of us eventually need glasses to read the small print. When it finally happened to me, I bought two pairs of reading glasses, one for home and one for away. Unfortunately, the glasses seemed never to be where I needed them. If I was […]
In our business culture, we do a peculiar thing. We take people who are extraordinary at their jobs and then give them new jobs for which they have never been trained and in which they have no expertise. That’s crazy. And maybe you suspect that I have […]
In the middle of an economic catastrophe, you and your business are facing challenges and obstacles you never expected.
To be honest, while I am incredibly sad and pained by the suffering happening right now there is also a perpetual current of excitement pulsing through me. That excitement […]