The writing is on the wall: “Adapt, evolve, thrive… or get out of the way.”… Read More»
The greatest experiment is one that speaks to each man and woman who seeks to realize their potential. It is an experiment that starts with a simple question…Are you happy?
You may be keeping strong and carrying on, but are you also finding ways to extract a sense of fulfillment, happiness and purpose when the going gets tough?
The imperative to focus on true happiness, on what truly gives one fulfillment (as opposed to a cursory rush of adrenaline or a momentary ego boost) is the stuff that great lives, great careers and great accomplishments are made of.
Here are some facts you need to know:… Read More»
Take a deep breath, get ready to stretch, because optimizing your potential and the potential of your people means unlearning much of what worked in the past and is irrelevant today…. Read More»
The desire to do something unforgettable, exceptional and remarkable is the fire that burns in the head and hearts of leaders who strive to create a better future; a living, learning, evolving workplace where potential thrives and products and services create value for all constituents and the communities they serve…. Read More»
Is conflict creating problems, nip conflict and communication problems in the bud so they do not bite you back. Here are are seven simple and powerful steps you can use to turn conflict and communication problems around before they erode the relationships you need to succeed!… Read More»
The importance of meaningful work to you success and the success of you people cannot be minimized. Old school: work=profit. New school: purpose=profit. The information is clear, a whole new generation of employees will look for and ultimately demand meaningful work. And, the shift and importance of meaningful work to all people is critical. After our survival needs are met, meaning and purpose are the key drivers of potential, innovation, ideation…successful results. … Read More»
The pace of life and commerce is disruptive; everything is changing and will continue to change. The health of our lives, our workplaces, our businesses and organizations sit squarely on the shoulders of those who will dare to think boldly because our ability to ideate, innovate, communicate, collaborate means embracing that which is bold, that […] Read more… Read More»
How well do you adapt to different listeners and audiences? How well to you negotiate and resolve challenges, problems and conflicts? Do you excel at building horizontal and vertical communication? Are you able to turn conflict around, re-establish trust, re-build and build stronger relationships? Communication is the linchpin for personal development, growth, organizational development, engagement, […] Read more… Read More»
Dateline: September 2013 the research is in and it is conclusive. Women have an important role to play in organizational development, leadership; and, adding women to the executive suite typically boosts profits! So what is the problem? Why are women leaving corporate America? Why is there a brain, passion and potential drain? Why is […] Read more… Read More»
Editor’s Note: This article is a sequel to Irene’s previous post, Winning the Race with Wolves published yesterday. Think of wolves as a metaphor for the challenges we face at work and in our personal lives. Five Hungry Wolves (financial challenges, communication breakdowns, personal challenges, interpersonal conflicts, stress-related problems) are chasing even the best and […] Read more… Read More»