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Are Top Leaders Brighter And Better Looking Than You Are?

Posted on 01/14/2019 by Jack Speer

Is it petty and wrong for me to ask, “Why do people get ahead of me that are not nearly as smart and capable as I am?”

Assumptions Killed Goliath

Posted on 12/10/2018 by Jack Speer

How an Ancient Story Speaks Important Strategy to Organizations Today

What Could Kill Your Career? Questions. Even If You’re the Smartest Person in the Room

Posted on 12/03/2018 by Jack Speer

Here are some strategies for asking questions that will work for you that I have learned from the top experts. These strategies for asking questions will revolutionize your ability to get the outcomes you need.

7 Deadly Mistakes of Highly Successful People

Posted on 11/12/2018 by Jack Speer

(And How To Avoid Them) With Kudos and Apologies to Stephen Cover

Escape Layoffs: Avoid the Cut

Posted on 09/17/2018 by Jack Speer

Most organizations will tell you that people are their most important asset. So why do they get laid off? Don’t people do the work, sell goods and services, and make customers love them?

Dale Carnegie vs. Donald Trump. Is the Way People Talk to Each Other Changing?

Posted on 07/09/2018 by Jack Speer

Is Dale Carnegie “Friendly Me” Communication Out? Is Donald Trump “Fear Me” Communication in? Is Friendly in the Workplace on Life Support?

Get out of the Way—the Train is Coming! When Personal Change is a Matter of Survival

Posted on 07/02/2018 by Jack Speer

Do you believe in change? You in fact really do believe in rapid, decisive and measurable change—to get out of the way of an oncoming train. Everyone alters their course each day as events of the day unfold.

What Got You Here—At this Point Won’t Get You There

Posted on 06/25/2018 by Jack Speer

Are you stuck in your career or do you know someone who is? If being stuck isn’t true of you, it’s likely true of someone you know—a colleague, direct report, a friend. It can be a desperate time in your life.

Managing Your Life and Career at 120 Years Old: How Are You Going to Do That?

Posted on 06/18/2018 by Jack Speer

How will you manage your life and career at the age of 120? Silly question? Not worth thinking about? Waste of time? Maybe so, maybe no.

Why Can’t I Just Speak My Mind? The Power and Perils of Saying What You Think

Posted on 06/04/2018 by Jack Speer

Should I Say What I’m Thinking?! Ouch! Maybe Yes, Maybe No. Why can’t I just speak my mind? —especially when it’s true! This is a question I’ve wrestled with all my life, and it comes up in conversations almost every day, especially with leaders who are charged with getting outcomes.

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