I’ve a Feeling We’re Not in Kansas Anymore

As a coach, it’s not unusual that people call me in crisis. I actually work pretty well under pressure, especially when I can call the shots. An analyst once called me “the sweetest bad-ass coach he knew.” Another colleague called me a “Steel...

Take Your Company’s Pulse 

So, let’s start at the beginning. I want you to think of your company as if it is one living organism. It’s the thing we use to get from one place to another, but it’s way bigger than our bodies! It’s easy to think of our bodies delivering us...

Shiny, Happy People

Lately, there’s been the constant bombardment of stories, news, e-mails, text messages, and newsletters (including mine!) that tell you how make this year better. As we think about ourselves and what might make us better, I also wanted to take a look at our...

Bag the Bullshit

I’m all about getting rid of the bullshit in business. And at this time of year it’s rampant.  We witness “optional” company events, new specialized programs to kick off the New Year, and all sorts of employee perks to keep everyone on track...