When Work is A Safe Place

We all likely know what it is like to work in an environment, or for someone, who does not value differing opinions or points of view. It stifles real discussion and it handcuffs the...
The Wake-up Call

The Wake-Up Call

A couple of years ago a gentleman who worked on one of my teams died very suddenly and unexpectedly. He was an extremely nice person who was generous with his time and extremely good...
The right job

3 surefire ways to know you`re in the right job!

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to...
He Drives me Crazy

He Drives Me Crazy!

Over the holidays I read a very interesting book entitled “The Elephant in the Room: How Relationships Make or Break the Success of Leaders and Organizations” written by Diane McLain-Smith. McLain Smith suggests an...

Leadership Hack – Leading the Millennial Tribe

  The term millennials generally applies to the individuals who have reached adulthood by the turn of the 21st century. Individuals between the ages of 18 to 35 born after the year 1980 are commonly...
Take Responsibility - Be happy

Take Responsibility – Be Happy

The real question is whether or not you want to be happy at work? You won't ever be happy if you constantly tell yourself that you're "stressed to the max” don`t like your co-workers...

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE MENTORS?

Over the past decade, demands on top professionals have increased dramatically. Nothing has been taken off the plate of these professionals; it’s only been added. That is the premise of research undertaken by Thomas...
The Power of Teams

The Power of a Team

It is hard to find anyone who disagrees with the benefits and power of teamwork. Teamwork represents a powerful environment where opinions are respected and individual perspectives valued. Real teamwork also exhibits the unique...
Mentored by Jaxx

Mentored by Jax

Jax Teller, the fictional character developed in the television series “Sons of Anarchy,” comes from a family of Motorcycle gang members. His Father was the original president of SAMCRO – Sons of Anarchy Motorcycle...
Leadership Lessons from SAMCRO

Leadership Lessons from SAMCRO

A few weeks ago we stumbled across a “Sons of Anarchy” season seven marathon on satellite TV that was airing in preparation for the series finale. I admit that the popularity of the show...

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