Doing “hard time” in your organization? You absolutely must arrange a luxurious stay at the fabulous Pelican Bay State Prison. At the northwestern-most corner of California, Pelican Bay supermax houses a population of over 2,200 inmates. 40% of these inmates are serving life sentences. Not only did I walk into the facility, I chose to … Continue reading “Prison, Kindness, and Corporate Culture”
In November I made you a promise. Did you miss it? I told my social media followers that I would be giving them a new, free book in January. The book would outline the philosophy I’ve used for more than twenty years to coach leaders around the world.
Think 2018 is the year that you make your dreams come alive? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but… Were you one of the thousands of people that signed up for a gym membership this week? Don’t be discouraged by the lack of room in the free weights area, a 20-minute line … Continue reading “Stop Setting Goals, Start Making Plans”
This week’s question comes from Srikumar in New York. Q: Can you discuss office practices which people are hesitant to speak about, which are accepted as the norm, but people secretly dislike?
How do you respond when someone sends you a mean note? What do you do when someone anonymously gives you “drive by criticism” intended to tear you down? It’s a problem we all must deal with at some point. In this video I share how I chose to respond to one of these messages…