Is trust really missing in modern organizations? Media says people don’t trust companies. Of course, it’s a matter of perspective, right? YES, TRUST IS PRESENT In fact, people absolutely trust companies. Some people and employees trust companies to mistreat them, lie to them, and even defraud them. Some managers don’t trust people to voluntarily do […]
apple.news/A49SMCLiGQbWUaySPl9lP5w Corporate welfare “McDonalds and Wal-Mart pay their employees so badly that they are among the top employers of Americans who rely on Medicaid for healthcare and food stamps for basic sustenance. 70% of recipients of federal aid work full-time and are still so poor they qualify for help from the government.” Stagnant Personal income […]
Remembering all who came before on this beautiful Memorial Day. #UnitedStatesOfAmerica #LetFreedomRing #InGodWeTrust #AllMenAndWomenAreCreatedEqual #MemorialDay
My life changed when I committed to having fantastic relationships in every area of my life. I struggled for years in uncomfortable situations and relationships until I realized I didn’t have to tolerate unacceptable communication behaviors or other boundary violations in my work or personal relationships. Nobody has the right to belittle, berate, blame, shame, […]
I recently saw a paradox that boggled my mind, but that is very true in my experience. We Manage to Revenues at the Expense of Everything Else Take a moment and let the next three sentences sink in. It’s a fact that the basic tenets of lean management are about maximizing customer value and eliminating […]
What’s the difference between leadership and management? Management programs and even some companies talk about leadership, but few people outside academics seem to understand that there’s a very real and often misunderstood difference between “management” and “leadership”. Management In a nutshell, management is what gets the quarterly financial results. It’s also often correlated with: Influence, […]
Lessons Learned at the 5.12k Run to Brunch 2019 in Austin, TX. This was my first 5k race in more than 2 years. It was a hot, humid day.
There she was, flying along in the near-dark of the shaded twilight trail, minding her own business, when, out of nowhere, something grabbed her, then blasted her through the air just as rapidly and unexpectedly. She responded valiantly, reflexively, with a defensive sting, her last act in life. It was all over. Just before. There […]
I raced Jack’s Generic Triathlon this year. Here’s my lessons learned from this sprint triathlon, including my thoughts on the race overall.
Do you have ‘rules you live by’? Have you noticed how sometimes your greatest strength is also a weakness? Are you ever frustrated by a conflict between what you want to do and what you need to do? The nature of results Why is it that some things in this world happen reliably, as if […]