Leader or Overlord?

A colleague recently accepted his first leadership position. In the new role he found himself not only in charge of a global staff of subject matter experts and a series of customer deliverables, but also setting the group’s strategy and aligning it to the larger...
Best Business Quote

Best Business Quote

Quotes are a dime a dozen. Scratch that. To quote Billy Joel, “Advice is cheap. You can take it from me. It’s yours to keep ’cause opinions are free.”  My favorite business quote is by comic legend Jonathan Winters, who said, “I...
Authentic Leadership

Authentic Leadership

Searching for shortcuts on the road to success is tempting, but elevators and escalators are as elusive in the work world as they are in the forest.  Summiting any career mountain takes time, effort, and determination. That’s a reality you simply can’t...

Big Meeting Ahead? Skip the Trust Falls

Sooner or later, many employees will get tapped to plan a company event. The task can be daunting, whether it’s an extended, off-site staff meeting or a strategic, global conference. And while some larger organizations have corporate communications, HR, and/or...
Turbo-boost Your Career

Turbo-boost Your Career

In life shortcuts rarely pay-off. Once while living in New York I entered a largely ignored short line at the DMV hoping that my fellow motorists had overlooked something. Turns out it was for farm vehicles. Since I had no plans to drive a tractor across the George...

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