Juice Box Hero!!

Juice Box Hero!!

Back when my kids thought I was cool, we had a pretty amazing run of “Car Karaoke” episodes* that we posted to YouTube. In some episodes, the family dog even made an appearance. Easily some of the most memorable times of my life, I still share them on...
Energizing Employees for Better Performance

Energizing Employees for Better Performance

What exactly is “energy” – in the social or workplace sense? There are a number of definitions and explanations, and perhaps this one gives us a good idea of what we are talking about: “Energy is …a type of positive affective arousal, which people can experience...
A Stand Up Guy

A Stand Up Guy

I never take it for granted that I’m able to work from my home. But be forewarned, it does take discipline, and challenges exist within. Here’s a quick tip from me #BehindTheScenes. For the lion’s share of the day, I’m working Han Solo, just...

Stand Up Guy

I never take it for granted that I’m able to work from my home. But be forewarned, it does take discipline, and challenges exist within. Here’s a quick tip from me #BehindTheScenes. For the lion’s share of the day, I’m working Han Solo, just...
7 Lookouts When Inspecting Your Culture

7 Lookouts When Inspecting Your Culture

Let’s conduct an investigation, shall we? Put on your houndstooth jacket, ascot, and thinking cap, and let us partake on an endeavor to assess the “real” culture of your company. That means bypassing the red herrings, smoke screens, false positives,...
Organizational Autism

Organizational Autism

Curiosity and adaptation are natural, right?  You’d be surprised – I know I always am. I was talking with my friend about his child’s autism.   Our conversation wasn’t about the real or perceived causes of autism, rather what it meant to the individual (and family) as...