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Moses and the 10 Commandments

Posted on 06/18/2019 by Delta Associates

How to have a Bigger Brain Using Technology By Jack Speer | June 18, 2019 I think everyone grapples with managing our day with the volume of information we process.  I think all of us live in a perpetual state of being overwhelmed with the technology we’re learning to manage our work and lives. Moses and the IBM Summit Computer We are at a period of huge inflection as a race of people. Growing up in a religious tradition in small town, Tomball, Texas, I learned[…]

Hate Criticism? A Practical Guide to Managing and Profiting From Criticism

Posted on 06/11/2019 by Delta Associates

How you accept and give criticism will determine a great deal about how you succeed—in both life and career. Managing and profiting from criticism is a key skill at work and at home. Not becoming a punching bag for critics is equally important.

Can You Both Compete AND Collaborate? Really?

Posted on 05/31/2019 by Jack Speer

Do you see yourself as a competitor at work? When you go to work every day, do you think of yourself as going to a win/lose event–like you’re playing power forward in a hockey game?

Making the Case for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)*

Posted on 05/24/2019 by Jack Speer

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Assessment—Hugely Valuable, Hugely Misunderstood

Escaping the World of the Chronically Unemployed

Posted on 05/17/2019 by Jack Speer

Few people navigate the world of employment today without at some point finding themselves jobless. Companies fold, they’re acquired, reorged, and downsized. Sometimes you find yourself over your head in a project or on the wrong side of politics–bottom line is you’re out. People get fired—it’s what happens.

Who Are You Going to Believe—Really?

Posted on 05/10/2019 by Jack Speer

The need for teams to have the facts first and fully available is the key to success, but there are so many reasons team members can keep what’s happening under wraps.

Fundamentals to Building a Team that Works

Posted on 05/03/2019 by Jack Speer

Heather Bailey Introducing Heather Bailey, our Tuesday Report Guest Columnist: Heather Bailey is President of the Dream Come True Foundation, whose mission is to bring people from intergenerational poverty to prosperity.

Feeling Invisible?

Posted on 04/26/2019 by Jack Speer

Have you ever wanted to be invisible? Did you ever feel you WERE INVISIBLE? Did you ever WISH YOU WEREN’T INVISIBLE? A fun take on people’s invisibility fantasy comes from the 1937 radio detective drama, The Shadow, often read by Orson Welles. The opening always began with, “Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of man—the Shadow knows.”

The Time That Defines Me–How Will I Use Today? A Guide to Making Sense of What You Do

Posted on 04/19/2019 by Jack Speer

“Tell me what you do with your day and I’ll tell you who you are.” Does the day you got up to this morning–make sense to you now that you’re into it? Is your day getting you to where you want to be–or are you being dragged down a raging river of events with the current so strong you can just hold on?

Alignment—the “Piece Missing” from Organizational Success

Posted on 04/05/2019 by Jack Speer

The process of alignment in most organizations today is episodic and often crisis-driven, rather than an organizational strategy. Organizations must embrace a system of aligning and coaching their top talent as a business strategy.

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