China recently landed a rover on the dark side of the moon and NASA’s New Horizons sent back pictures of a rock 4 billion miles away. What are you aiming for today that would be a stand-out accomplishment?
My crystal ball is as fuzzy as anyone else’s, but I did want to share some trends that I believe are worth paying attention to in 2019. Happy prognosticating! Adoption of EV (electric vehicles) will start to be driven by features and not just by philosophy. Early adopters of EV [...]
The play “Faustus” was written over 400 years ago and is the basis for the term Faustian bargain. Dr. Faustus is the poster boy for deals with the Devil. Tellingly, in the story, the Devil asserts that people create their own hells. It is worth considering to what extent our [...]
Guard your minutes or you will lose your moments: moments to make a difference, work on the big things, discern key trends, savor an experience, make a correction, and a host of other potential opportunities. Junk food is defined as food empty of nutritional content. Don’t trade junk time-consumers for [...]
Most coaching for leader or workplace effectiveness is focused on the mental aspects: developing perspective, emotional intelligence, projecting positivity, etc.—all worthy topics. However, there are also physical aspects that should not be ignored and that cannot be compensated for with sole focus on the mental game. Just like a person [...]
While low engagement is flogged as a leading cause of poor business performance, incompetence is an obvious, but often, down-played factor. Leaders don’t like to talk about it. Even “experts” like to gloss over it...
I was told by a very experienced construction leader that one way to get feedback from the team is to read what is written on the walls of the port-o-potties on the job site...