Visionary and effective leaders want people on their teams and in their organizations who are hungry to do more, hungry to innovate, and hungry to learn. If you want those people in your organizations, you better be ready to feed them. Providing meaningful and impactful learning opportunities for a workforce is the most powerful way to engage high performers and keep them engaged. While … Read More The One-room Schoolhouse Workplace
There is a tool we use in business that may help us lead healthy and fulfilling lives. In business, we use something called a balanced scorecard to help us bring order to our efforts and keep our organizations healthy. Here the purpose is to make sure you are always strengthening the four elements shown in the diagram below. A lack of focus in all areas will … Read More Lifestyle Balanced Scorecard and the Sustainability Factor
People who are particularly competent and conscientious are especially susceptible to the indignity of perceived failure.
Nature is forgiving. Despite being mistreated and taken for granted by millions, it does not resent. It doesn’t begrudge. Its purpose is innate and it proceeds accordingly, without looking back and feeling regret or looking forward and feeling trepidation. It does what it is meant to do. Nature is neglected, unappreciated, and ignored. It is chronically abused. Yet it persists. Given time—given even the most minute … Read More Finding Inspiration in Nature