Fish or Cut Bait

Fish or Cut Bait

You’re doing something wrong. A new study released by Towers Watson, titled “Only One-Quarter of Employers Are Sustaining Gains From Change Management Initiatives” clearly delivers a message we already know all too well; companies do not do a good...
Selfie!

Selfie!

Imagine future generations examining our lifestyles and wondering why we take so many pictures of ourselves. You know why, right? We love us. We are beautiful, unique, and people desire to see our face (or other redeeming quality) as much as possible. It’s the...
Man Overboard

Man Overboard

The strongest swimmers are the first to abandon a sinking ship. As leaders, we are still humans first. Among other things, that means we are prone to the same emotional response as our employees when unexpected change lands squarely upon us. Going into...
“Wait & DO” – Part Deaux

“Wait & DO” – Part Deaux

The first installment was fairly remarkable if I do say so m’self. This post? Wow, are you in for a treat—I’ve got taglines. One of my favorite concepts from Dr. Pritchett’s Hacking Uncertainty is the directive to “Open Yourself to...
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...