Where To Focus During A Pandemic

Where To Focus During A Pandemic

Photo by Matthew Henry on Unsplash I’m seeing a lot of emails and webinars on how to stay productive, how to focus, and how to set up your desktop space to maximize productivity during the COVID pandemic. I’m not sure that they all address...

Read This If You Think You Don’t Have Any Authority

I’m not the supervisor. I’m not the manager. I’m not in charge here, so I’ll do whatever the boss wants. Do any of these sound familiar? If someone promoted me, then I’d have the authority to lead. Once I’ve been knighted, then...

Yes, Cheesy “Trust Falls” Help, But Not How You Think . . .

Have you ever done a “trust fall?” It’s the one where you close your eyes and fall backward. The way it’s supposed to work: Your teammate catches you, even though you can’t see them. The way it works in business and life: No one catches...

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....

The Boring, Unsexy Thing That Gives People Confidence

This one isn’t a fun one. You know how these posts go, by now. Sometimes it’s motivational, sometimes it’s metaphorical, a lot of the time it’s reflective and a little of the time it’s hyper nitty-gritty detailed and tactical. No matter...