What We Get Wrong About Work-Life Balance

What We Get Wrong About Work-Life Balance

A recent Microsoft study that was highlighted in Bloomberg gave a startling look at what is happening in the global workforce today. The two most eye-popping statistics for me were 54% of the workers that said they are overworked and 39% said they are exhausted. This...
What Can Happen When Failure Is Not An Option

What Can Happen When Failure Is Not An Option

Not long ago I came across a social media post from a “leadership guru” that had posted a meme stating “Failure is Not an Option!”  He went on to comment that if you are going to get what you want, then you should not accept failure; that you should always push...
Why You Should Ignore Most Of Your Critics

Why You Should Ignore Most Of Your Critics

Not long ago I received an unexpected text from a family member asking me if I had time to talk. I let her know I had some openings the next day and I would be glad to talk then. Given I had not spoken to her in almost a year and she was unwilling to give me a clue as...
The Challenge of Starting With Why

The Challenge of Starting With Why

In 2009, Simon Sinek gave one of the most-watched Ted Talks ever with his How Great Leaders Inspire Action Speech.  His talk was followed by his Start With Why book in 2011 and started a movement among leaders who began rethinking how they were going to lead...