January 5, 2011

How to Pop a Change Bubble

The FUD factor: Fear . . . Uncertainty . . . Doubt. It affects everyone in one way or another.  Some get paralyzed by it and […]
November 18, 2010

Three Tactics for Personal Growth

Have you ever thought about how different you are now than you were five years ago? How about ten years ago? You know in your head […]
October 21, 2010

People Want to do Good, BUT . . .

I know you have lots of reasons to not believe this, but people are good. They care about others and want to help those in need. […]
September 30, 2010

Three Traits of People Who Make Things Happen

There is this notion that exists out there in companies that everyone should be treated the same. No one should receive preferential treatment or have an […]
September 10, 2010

Do Your Project Stakeholders Resemble Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde?

Most projects start off with low levels of stress and lots of congeniality. Meetings are filled with give-and-take where people are amenable to differing views and […]
September 2, 2010

To Confront or Not Confront

We all have found ourselves in one or more situations where we had to decide whether or not to confront someone. It could have been at […]
August 4, 2010

So, You Can’t Get People to Use the Software Tool

You hear about it all the time. Organizations invest in a software tool and then struggle with its adoption. It could be project management, customer relationship […]
July 23, 2010

Get More Out of Life by Seeing the Shades of Grey

Life today presents us with so many different environments and situations. On a daily basis we pass judgments and take actions that help us navigate through […]
June 24, 2010

If You Want to be Relevant You Need to Innovate

In today’s environment, relevance is a matter of survival. Having a relevant organization means being pertinent, connected, or applicable to your company or industry. It means […]
June 16, 2010

Holding People Accountable (Part 2)

Even if you follow all the practices laid out in Holding People Accountable (Part 1), you may still find team members failing to deliver as promised. […]