The Glue That Keeps High-Performance Teams Together

Culture is not the ping-pong table. Culture is not the Keurig. Culture is not the ability to hang out with the people on your team after work. Somehow, this is what many people think. Culture is “Do you believe what I believe?” Culture is the alignment of core values....

It’s Not Your Fault, But It Is Your Responsibility

The skills that were taught in school are mostly irrelevant. Sure, there are basics like math and reading–but even now, the average reading level in the US is 8th grade. It’s not your fault, but it is your responsibility. It’s not fair, for sure. The...

One Simple Trick To A Productive Team

Most will agree: employees don’t leave bad jobs. They leave bad managers. The employee of the month program isn’t working. There are only so many “atta boy’s” that can land effectively. Without recognizing the hard work and sacrifices of your team, you alienate them...

The First Thing To Do When You’re Disorganized

You’ve got more emails. The phone is ringing. Your boss walks in and tells you about 3 things you need to do. . . . Does any of this sound or feel familiar? This is one of those classic cases of “fire of the day” management style. When I’ve...

Make This Mistake And Be Stuck forever

As soon as you wake up, you’re thinking about everything you’ve got to do. But even when you put your to-do list together, you get blindsided by firey hot crises. Phone calls come in, old tasks resurface, and you feel like you’re being pulled in a million directions...