What Employers Really Want: Leadership

Leadership is a slippery concept. It’s not strictly confined to actual leaders of a company; we hope to see it at all levels of an organization. Continue reading “What Employers Really Want: Leadership”…

Your Oxygen Mask First

High-achievers have unique needs that require a distinct way of thinking. Continue reading “Your Oxygen Mask First”…

Managers and Leaders

Managers and leaders are both essential to a company, but they play very different roles. Continue reading “Managers and Leaders”…

Seth Godin’s Five Contributors

Seth Godin invests a lot of thought into what makes a workplace great. He recently posted a piece… Continue reading “Seth Godin’s Five Contributors”…

Stop Complaining – There’s a Better Way

We complain a lot, and we all believe we have good reasons. From changes in technology to the smell of tuna sandwich in the break room, you’ll find someone with a gripe in every cubicle. But is anyone listening?  What do we really want to see come from our complaints? Continue reading “Stop Complaining – There’s a Better Way”…

Playing Nice

I’ve written about being nice before and how it can sabotage your career and your wellbeing. It’s not that nice guys finish last; I think that if we were all nicer to each other, the world would be a better place. But what is corrosive to your soul is being nice instead of being strong – being nice in the hope that you won’t have to be strong. It doesn’t work, and it eats at your confidence and your power. Continue reading “Playing Nice”…