Tuesday Report

Giving Back – One Of Life’s Essentials

If you asked me the meaning of life, I’d say it’s to give and to build.  I want to leave something for the better, even though nobody remembers it—and chances are better than ever that they won’t.  It sounds strange, but when I give to

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Are You Bringing Your Family To Work With You?

I’m not talking about “Bring Your Kid to Work Day.”   Here’s a truly scary thought for you – since few of us got training in human and group dynamics before we entered the workforce, it stands to reason that we bring to work the only

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How To Avoid The Hiring/Layoff Boom/Bust Cycle

I’m always intrigued by the sudden cycles of hiring and layoffs.  Last year companies couldn’t find enough people to hire.  If you walked and breathed (well this is a bit of exaggeration), you were on the payroll.    Now a CEO steps out of the office,

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What Kind of Job Do You Want in a Post-Pandemic World?

I took a Lyft to a meeting recently, and my driver was a highly educated, experienced, fascinating person who shares my passionate curiosity about everything. In a short ride, we talked about everything.  He drives for the opportunity to talk to people and exchange ideas. 

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Hate Criticism?

A Guide to Handling Negative Feedback How you accept and give criticism will determine a great deal about how you succeed—in both life and career. Learning from criticism is a key skill at work and at home; not becoming a punching bag for critics is

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How Well Do You Get Along with Yourself?

If you were choosing a roommate, would you choose you? If you had a clone with the same looks and personality, would you be best buds? If I were to hire you, date you, marry you, or hang out with you—I would need to know

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How To Have Employees With Skin In The Game

Do organizations go forward virtually or in person?  Some of our clients are staying 100% remote.  Some are almost 100% back in the office.  Most people are creating their own hybrid model.  The experience of our clients seems to track what we read and see

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How to Become Your Own Superhero

Superheroes have long been my fascination—as a child, that’s who I always wanted to grow up to be.  Ever since I tied one of my Mom’s new towels around my neck and jumped off a dining room chair I’ve wanted to escape human limitations and

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How Alignment Based Growth Saved Centerpoint

Many of you have read The  5 Dysfunctions of a Team, by Patrick Lencioni, a business book written in the form of a novel.  The book is the best portrayal of a dysfunctional team and how they aligned themselves for success.  The book is fictional, but

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