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Making Progress Toward Your Goals

Posted Excellence, Goal Setting, Inspiration, Motivation

Some of us who are high achievers are inclined to set Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAG’s). There is absolutely nothing wrong with a BHAG if every goal is not a BHAG.   Even if we do have one of more BHAG’s we need to take the next step and create our action plans so at… Read More

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You are Always a Work in Progress

Posted Inspiration, Motivation

  The minute you stop working on yourself is the minute you start going backward regardless of your age.   What are you doing to keep growing and learning? Are you counting on someone else to do it for you or provide the developmental tools? If you are you may be severely disappointed. Whether you… Read More

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Clear Boundaries Create Opportunities Not Limits

Posted Excellence

  In working with clients, I often find managers focused on the boundaries in their work environment and the perceived limits they provide, as opposed to looking at all the white space and room to act and innovate within the boundaries.   Are there any parts of your life where there are no rules or… Read More

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Multi-generational workforce, engagement and culture

Posted Culture Change, High Performing Culture, Inspiration, Workforce Engagement

There has been significant information over the past few years about the impact of the generation called the Millennials on the workplace. Multiple studies have been done, reports written, consultants energized, books written and many other activities about the impact of the Millennials on the workforce. The activity in this area has become even more… Read More

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Do what only you can do and delegate the rest

Posted Excellence, Inspiration

  If you are leading an organization of any size, have you identified the things that only you can do? Seriously, what are the things that only you can do?   I suspect that if you have given this question any serious thought you have come to the conclusion that there are very few things… Read More

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Thoughtful Leadership is Influence

Posted Excellence, Leadership Development, Motivation

    What is thoughtful leadership and how can you develop it?   As leaders we have significant influence on others in ways that we are not always conscious of. In fact, if we are not careful we can go through our days as leaders with not much though at all about the influence we… Read More

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Feedback Stokes Workforce Enagement and Productivity

Posted Workforce Engagement

  Early in my career I had a coworker supervisor named Larry and he was constantly asking anybody that would listen,” how am I doin”. This was very funny at the time and seemed a little weird. Larry even earned the nickname “how am I doin Larry”. As I have traveled a great distance since… Read More

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The Culture Trap

Posted Culture Change, Excellence, High Performing Culture

  As you arrive at work every day do you think about the culture at your workplace? No matter how you answered that question the culture of your organization is all around you. Many organizations never talk about or think about culture but it is created and maintained by behaviors in the workplace. A simple… Read More

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