Bumps and Bruises
Do you remember this tagline, “Weebles wobble but they don’t fall down”? This is from a 1970’s toy produced by PlaySkool call Weebles. These egg-shaped people made up the "wonderful world of Weebles" who went through life, their worlds built by the imagination of a...read more
Don’t Force It.
You know the old saying, “You can’t put a round peg in a square hole.” I think we all would agree that this rings true… for other people. When it comes to me personally, if I want it, I’m going for it. And I’m guessing you may find yourself in a similar boat. If need...read more
Show Me the Leader
Anybody can lead, right? As humans, it’s just in our DNA to look for people to follow. We need this. We are literally created with eyes as a newborn that search for people who will impact us. And it doesn’t stop as we get older. This search only grows more intense....read more
What ever happened to doing business on a handshake?
Every day I’m privileged to interact with business people. From the cable guy to a budding entrepreneur to the executive in the coffee shop who is looking for a quick fix before starting a long day. Truthfully, the majority don’t leave a lasting impression. But there...read more
Making A Deal With My Toothbrush
I hate brushing my teeth. The mere act of it each day reduces me down, in that moment, to something less than I ever think I should be. It honestly feels almost inhuman. I gag. I have toothpaste all over my face. I have water dripping down my chin. The worst is when...read more
Like Having Babies.
For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been a bit obsessed with the 9 eggs I discovered in a hanging plant on the back deck. The nest has become a cave (ruining my hanging plant) with the soil dug out and replaced by debris – the stuff that fills trash bags and gets put...read more
8 Ways to Create an Irresistible Culture
Culture is one of those topics that, when brought up, tends to elicit varying responses and reactions. Some see it as pie-in-the-sky, mumbo-jumbo talk about touchy-feely things, and not necessarily relevant to the bottom line. Others, see it as the very lifeblood of...read more
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
We’ve all been through it at least once. All relationships start with the very best of intentions. Two (or more) people come together to make something work, thinking that together they could be much better and stronger than as individuals. Whether it’s a business...read more
What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do.
Let’s face it, there are times when every leader has no clue. Many don’t like to admit it, but absolutely no one is exempt. That moment when you’re sitting in front of your desk just staring at your computer screen, knowing you have so much to do, but feeling...read more