Blind Spots

Blind Spots

Of all the skills an executive needs to successfully lead, self-awareness ranks near the top.  Without self-awareness we move through experiences and relationships disconnected and unaware of how others perceive us.  This can create blind spots.  Read More

We say it in our heads more than we say it out loud

As Robert walked through his shop, he looked around, observing how organized his new foreman was.  Technicians were engaged at their stations; no stray tools were laying around.  The foreman was in conversation, Robert’s day got busy, and he never got around to letting the foreman know how pleased he was.
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Make It Spiffy

Make It Spiffy

It’s been a long winter, but spring brings warm temps, bright flowers and spring showers.

“Spring cleaning” conjures up tackling projects to freshen up a home – it can also apply to our businesses.  Read More

Magical Thinking

Magical thinking

Magical thinking is defined as believing one event happens as a result of another without any plausible link of causation.  Read More

Loose? Tight?

Management is evolving. Much of what we once believed about leading people has been adapted or abandoned as we learn more about neuroscience.  Leadership in the 21st century will be less about command and control and more about collaboration, respect, trust, agility and outside-the-box thinking.  Read More

One Dot at a Time

One Dot at a Time

Pointillism, also referred to as “dot art” uses dots, sometimes millions of dots, to create amazing works. No matter the size, each piece starts with a single dot.  Read More