What are you proud of?

In reading the book, Tribal Leadership by Dave Logan, John King and Halee Fischer-Wright, I am continually struck by how the best questions are the most simple. I meet with and work with companies that are complex in a lot of ways, and in that complexity the reason for existence gets blurry, muddy, or just ...
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You. Peer Pressure. Tribes.

CONCEPT: Why waste your time with skills training when you don’t have the hearts and minds of your tribe? If you don’t understand your tribe, the results from training expenditures are meager at best. The tribe concept has largely shaped human history since the beginning of civilization. So why do we choose to forget this ...
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Conquer your fears

In gaining influence, earning customers, and in management it is critical to command the room with self-confidence. Fear is palpable and, yes, others notice when you’re scared. Those who choose to be verbose are likely, and unintentionally, showing lack of competence, confidence, and capacity with each extra word. Before you find yourself in the critical ...
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What is the most valuable lesson?

Fear. Pride. Prejudice. Racism. Bigotry. Violence. Cowardice. Inequality. Hatred. These are the foul tasting fruits of a population that has brought about unthinkable tragedies in our world. These are the headlines of a population that needs healing; that needs to listen; that needs to understand that there is not one way to live a life. ...
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