Insourced focused leaders should be tuning into ways to recruit and retain talent from within for strong results and increased employee satisfaction.
When my parents started in the world of work, there was an unwritten rule: put in two to … Read more
Cool spring morning. Grade-school recess. A group of boys and girls gather on a damp field. Captains are called out. The usual suspects. The strongest players. Each picks his own number two. The second-strongest players. The ones they’ve done battle … Read more
Once upon a time, I had the extraordinary privilege of playing for some of the greatest conductors in history.
But before you tsk-tsk me for self-aggrandizement, let me also say that I once had the not-so-extraordinary experience of playing . … Read more
“We play the game
With the bravery of being out of range
We zap and maim
With the bravery of being out of range…”
—Roger Waters (musician and writer)
Small craters pocked the desk around her laptop dock. Tiny tendrils … Read more
Leadership Development: Not Pushing It Off A Cliff
Being a leader is a constant reminder that you are a manager of people. Leadership development has never before been more recognized in the World of Work than it is today. Leaders … Read more
“Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.” – George S. Patton Jr.
That’s when I realized someone lurked right outside our bedroom doors.
I sat up still glued to the sheets, soaked with sweat. It … Read more
We weren’t supposed to win. And early on in the game it looked that way as we were down by 14 points. We were one of the best in our high school league, but our cross-town rivals were just a … Read more
It was almost like science fiction.
The fact that last night’s #TChat was about 2011 workplace culture predictions and commentary, and we as pseudo-soothsayers and part-time prophets were locked in a post-economic-apocalyptic vault painting the walls with phosphorescent Twiffiti.… Read more