You Are The Problem, Part 1

You Are The Problem, Part 1

During times of organizational change, it’s estimated that at least 30% of those impacted can be categorized as “Resistors,” actively opposed to the change initiative; another 50% will be “Undecided.” While I usually spare you the math,...
The Middle Ball

The Middle Ball

Dad had a bitchin’ office. Realize this is coming from the perspective of a 9-year old who still considered Batman figurines “cool,” but I’m going to say my opinion holds up. He had a computer (this was 1070’s technology, so it was the...
Old Dog, meet New Trick

Old Dog, meet New Trick

When was the last time you challenged your own routine? Recently, in the midst of a Keynote delivery, I had the opportunity to pose this question to the audience, but added a twist ~ how would you advise someone else to challenge their routine? We do love to give...
Losing Hurts (times 2)

Losing Hurts (times 2)

Losing hurts. Not only does it hurt us to lose, but apparently it hits us with twice the weight as would a victory! It’s true, did you know that? In 2002, Dr. Daniel Kahneman (a psychologist by trade) won the Nobel Prize in Economics for a study on judgment and...
Bad Beats

Bad Beats

I love me some poker. Not enough to make a living at it, but enough to keep ponying up to the table for a game. Such a great game, with so many great parallels to human behavior. Anyone who’s played poker for any extended length of time is familiar with the term...
The Working Dead (Employees)

The Working Dead (Employees)

It happens to very one of us; some fad or buzz-worthy movement will pass us by, either via out-of-sight stealthness or deliberate ignorance. Or…sometimes we just decide it’s obviously stupid.For me, “The Walking Dead,” serves as an example. How...