October 18, 2021
In our capitalistic society, it is great to witness companies that have found the way to true and lasting success by benefiting their people and the greater good of society.
October 11, 2021
By Your Life seeks to transform performance reviews from well-intended, often dreaded, and rarely effective meetings into a more positive and productive experience for all involved.
October 4, 2021
Honoring commitments is more than just doing what you say you will do. Honoring commitments means helping others keep their commitments to you too.
September 27, 2021
A manager has the authority to direct the work of those who directly report to him or her. A leader, on the other hand, is one who influences others to achieve great things, regardless of title.
September 20, 2021
If what you are doing or how you are doing it doesnâ€™t contribute to the mission, you should question why and how you are doing it.
September 13, 2021
Things go wrong and we look for someone to blame. But they will always go wrong because we are incapable of fully synthesizing complexity and what is efficient, isnâ€™t necessarily right.
September 6, 2021
Feedback is as much of a gift when it is given as when it is received. Yet many organizations suffer from a lack of accountability because people arenâ€™t comfortable giving and receiving feedback. Effective feedback is truth wrapped in mercy.
August 30, 2021
Your vision, mission and values are the blueprint for the business you want to build. Are they gathering dust on a shelf or are they honored and lived by each person in your organization?
August 23, 2021
Pride gets in our way at work. It prevents us from accepting honest feedback, blocks us from accepting new information, leads us to make excuses, and affects our trustworthiness.
August 16, 2021
A great brand image communicates what it promises. A great company culture delivers on the promise the brand communicates. When this happens, both employees and customers engage with the brand.
August 9, 2021
In communication, efficiency and effectiveness are not the same things.
August 2, 2021
Our behaviors follow our beliefs, and our results follow behaviors. So, if you lack belief, it matters.
July 26, 2021
Edmund Burke wrote, â€śNobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.â€ť Donâ€™t make that mistake.
July 19, 2021
Great leaders know they need to take care of their employees and donâ€™t sacrifice the welfare of their people for the benefit of their customers or shareholders.
July 12, 2021
The only place anyone can get anything done is in the present. It resides in between learning from the past and visioning the future.
July 5, 2021
It is not a question of either a market economy or a moral economy, but rather a market economy that is successful precisely because it is based on moral truths.
June 28, 2021
Fairness desires to right a wrong, but envyâ€™s desire is to wrong a right. Envy destroys teamwork because it destroys relationships, and it brings death to collaboration because it destroys trust.
June 21, 2021
Hurricane season has started, and experts recommend we be prepared. It is also best to prepare to weather the storms of life.
June 14, 2021
To become our best selves, we need to be courageous
June 7, 2021
The act of physically sharing a table and eating with others at work creates a sense of community while building a collaborative environment. Itâ€™s the sign of a healthy home and can be equally indicative of a healthy workplace.