Consider these facts: All change—even self-selected change involves loss and therefore some pain. A carrot/stick approach rarely works in the long run. Gentle persuasion doesn’t engage someone. People don’t like to feel persuaded! Focused attention- over time- reshapes the patterns of the brain. Thus, for any change to “stick”, an action (and attention) needs to […]
Two years ago, my sister and I stood in the theater at Arlington Cemetery for the premier of the documentary “We Served Too-The Women’s Air force Service Pilots of WWII. It was a moving experience, made even more so by the view of so many who died for us. But if I could stand and […]
King Henry was thought to be a great leader at the beginning of his reign but he made a series of horrid mistakes that eroded the trust of his people and his court. Does this sound like some of our politicians and now disgraced corporate CEO’s? You decide! Henry did not honor his commitments. He […]
It’s a question I started asking myself every time I realized I had not written an article, a blog post, or a Tweet. After all – without putting material in the social media pipeline, how are we to get noticed? How am I suppose to growing my business if I am not “out there” all […]
Turnaround your negative work environment by taking steps to be more positive. You can start by having clear expectations of employees and by having leaders who take an interest in their staff. If you really want to get employees excited about coming to work everyday then you’ll have to go a bit farther. Try some […]
Come watch and listen to my colleague, Jennifer Kahnweiler, PhD as she shares her research and insights into two “polar”opposites. You might be surprised.