I recently saw this quote from Laszlo Bock, the head of HR at Google (@LaszloBock2718): “Most organizations are designed to resist change and enfeeble employees.” Wow. That comment just struck me. I mean, seriously? MOST organizations? I have worked with a bunch of organizations, from profit to non-profit, from tiny to Fortune #1. And IContinue reading “When Leaders Resist Change”
Category Archives: Leadership
How to Drive Purpose Into Your Team
(Leaders – this one is for you) Let me begin by saying the workplace is no place for therapy. If you’ve got issues, if you didn’t get hugged enough as a kid, if you still need to work through whatever happened to you in jr. high… there are boundaries to what is appropriate and whatContinue reading “How to Drive Purpose Into Your Team”
4 Keys for Developing Yourself as a Leader
Occasionally, I get access to top quality leaders who share their wisdom. Today was one of those days. And I just HAD to share this… Here are my notes from a powerful presentation on developing yourself as a leader. The speaker was Dr. John Agwunobi, four-star admiral, former Asst. Secretary of Health in the U.S., andContinue reading “4 Keys for Developing Yourself as a Leader”
Uh, Houston? We have a problem.
Uh, Houston? We have a problem. Those immortal words have been used as a punch line to many situations, but their original utterance was of the most serious matter. Made famous by a Hollywood movie, the astronauts aboard Apollo 13 were definitely not laughing when they contacted their support team a trillion miles away. (Okay,Continue reading “Uh, Houston? We have a problem.”