How to Build – and Destroy – Great Working Relationships

I wrote a guest blog for Nimble on “How to Build – and Destroy – Great Working Relationships” at http://www.nimble.com/blog/how-to-build-and-destroy-great-working-relationships/ I think you will like it… Tim Ohai

A Thanksgiving Note

It’s appropriate on Thanksgiving to take a moment and think. In the midst of so much food, family, and football (and not necessarily in that order), I think it is easy to get overwhelmed in the busy-ness. So, for my own sanity benefit at least, I offer the following thoughts. E mahalo i ka meaContinue reading “A Thanksgiving Note”

Have you ever seen a monkey get angry?

Have you ever seen a monkey get angry? It’s not a pretty sight. I spend a fair bit of time in Africa each year. On one of my trips, I went on a safari. (Note: once you’ve seen animals in the wild, you’ll never want to visit a zoo again.) During that day, my groupContinue reading “Have you ever seen a monkey get angry?”

I ranted on Facebook again…

One of the most important factors of driving high performance is the concept of motivation. DUH. Everybody knows that. So this rant is NOT about how to motivate someone. It’s about how to de-motivate them. Demotivation is the exact opposite of motivation. Instead of inspiring action, one is squelching it. Turning off the will toContinue reading “I ranted on Facebook again…”

When Your Credibility Sucks…

There seems to be a lack of credibility these days. And it’s actually quite disturbing to me. Whether we are talking about the government, business, or even sports, it is amazing to me how folks think that they can ignore their own stupidity mistakes and still maintain their drive to achieve success. Talk about a bunchContinue reading “When Your Credibility Sucks…”

How to Get the Anchor Off Your Neck

I’ve been on my annual pilgrimage the last couple of weeks to my childhood home. Of Hawai’i. I know. During the handful of hours to sleep on the beach contemplate that I have at my disposal, I have been mulling over various ideas and theories that I affectionately call the chaos inside my head. (Yes,Continue reading “How to Get the Anchor Off Your Neck”