How quick are you to give someone the benefit of the doubt? To give them grace even before they’ve earned it? In a recent podcast episode, I interviewed Justin Fox, an Army veteran and 20-year operations leader, about the transition from military life to civilian leadership. One of the challenges Justin faced – as do…Details
Has someone ever told you to, “think positive?” Or how about the people who describe themselves or others as having a positive mindset? Last week, I was filming a video training series at a production studio in Detroit, MI and I was taken aback (in a positive way:) by the company’s core values plastered throughout…Details
There is a lot of overlap between what’s required to be a successful leader and what’s required to be a successful parent. Qualities like patience, determination, empathy and humility all go a long way in both facets of life. It’s for those reasons I often use parenting examples in my keynotes because a majority of…Details
Thankfully, I’m not a celebrity. I know the money and fame sound tempting, but becoming a celebrity brings with it a host of negative consequences most of us wouldn’t want to deal with consistently (see: paparazzi). And I won’t even get started on what it takes to get in shape to play an Avenger superhero. …Details
I’ve launched my new website and theme around the premise of Making Business Human. But what does that mean? Check out this quick video and you’ll see!
We’re living in some pretty wild times. The current coronavirus pandemic has closed businesses and schools, pushed widespread work-from-home solutions, and in many cases, forced millions out of jobs – hopefully for just a shortened time period. While it’s easy to let the magnitude of the situation become overwhelming, we have a choice in how…Details
There’s no doubt that different generations are handing working from home in their own unique ways. This is all in fun so let’s see how you think these stereotypes stand up!
I always cringe when I hear the word “engagement.” And it’s not because I’m scared of commitment. Quite the opposite! Those engagements are pretty cool and I’ll forever be impressed with the ingenuity and creativity people employ just to trick someone else into putting up with them for an entire lifetime. But when it comes…Details
Forced fun. The tell-tale sign of organizations and teams struggling with building a strong culture. Why? Because nobody wants to admit their team culture might be lacking. Instead of addressing the elephant in the room, organizations try to substitute forced fun as a solution for the gaps in their culture. After all, everyone enjoys having…Details