Get job satisfaction to start living the dream

Can you imagine waking up every morning and being excited about going to work, knowing your job brings you fulfillment, excitement, and financial reward? Job satisfaction is the far-fetched dream of the majority of people across the world. I mean, it’s higher-rated than winning the lottery… and, although not impossible, the odds of it happening […]

Happy Father’s Day 2021!!!

Dylan and Yancey with Age Group Swimming Trophies

My Dad Works Hard My Dad is the hardest working person I know. 7 days a week, 7 AM to 7 PM. He used to fall asleep every night watching the 10:00 news because it had the weather forecast. It let him know how he’d spend the next day working. As a mason early in […]

Kudos to Leadership for Making Juneteenth a Federal Holiday

Nobody's free until everybody's free. Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. The fight against slavery and systemic racism continues today.

I’m glad the federal government is now recognizing Juneteenth as a federal holiday. However, I understand it’s an issue that is complicated and divisive, like the framing of the Constitution, the Civil War, and the Civil Rights movements. I was born to grandparents who had been born and raised in southern states, though I was […]

You can eliminate unnecessary resources and activities

Management by checking the temperature of a person’s chair is not a path to high-performance. Lean management eliminates unnecessary and wasteful activities and resources like commutes and facilities for the many knowledge workers that don’t authentically require time in the office, who deal exclusively in a working world where information and resources are created, transmitted, […]

Is it true that people don’t trust companies?

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 […]

Happy Memorial Day

Remembering all who came before on this beautiful Memorial Day. #UnitedStatesOfAmerica #LetFreedomRing #InGodWeTrust #AllMenAndWomenAreCreatedEqual #MemorialDay

You are Worthy of a Safe Workplace

You are worthy of a safe workplace

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, […]

What’s the difference between leadership and management?

Dylan Cornelius speaking

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, […]