Ball 4 – Karla Robertson

Ball 4 – Karla Robertson

Every couple of weeks, I thought it might be nice to dig a little deeper into the mindset of one of our HR Hardball™ colleagues. Put on your thinking cap as this brave journalist ventures into the realm of the mind…please welcome “The Executive’s NeuroCoach,” Karla...
Could You Fire Johnny Football?

Could You Fire Johnny Football?

For Texas A&M, it had been much too long residing outside of the football elite. Making matters worse, in 2012, A&M prepared to enter the SouthEastern Conference, home of the big boys. Aggie-haters rubbed their hands waiting to witness the weekly sacrifice to...

3 Leadership Lessons from Iron Man 3

*****Spoilers contained within, proceed at your own risk*****   As a kid, I was a comic book freak. Batman, Daredevil, Spiderman, Green Lantern, Fantastic Four, the Flash (what the hell ever happened to the Flash????), Aquaman, Captain America, and, of course,...

The Opposite of “Yahoo!”

Perhaps they will change the name of the company to “Damn!?” Earlier this week Marissa Mayer, the relatively new CEO of Yahoo!, made the very controversial move of banning Flexible Work Arrangements. If not for a Papal search and Sequestration, this may be...

5 Leadership Fads to Ignore (and put the fork down)

5 Leadership Fads to Ignore – Yahoo! Small Business Advisor.   Steve Tobak is a bright guy. To summarize the link above, Mr. Tobak is suggesting you ignore concepts that are being re-packaged under a new name. In that respect, we agree; Leadership/Management...