The Illusion of The Perfect Morning Routine

I have a problem with the thousands of articles about must-do morning routines or habits to be successful. If only you wake up at 5 am, oh wait, 4 am is better. If only you don’t look at your phone first thing when you wake up. If only you go for a jog or...

Spread Kindness Everywhere

Kindness in business, in leadership, and the workplace is undervalued, and its superpowers are not well understood (or cared about). Here’s the thing: Kindness is not a liability. Kindness is not a weakness. Being kind doesn’t mean you are a pushover....

Communication Without Listening is Not Communication

“Most people don’t listen with the intent to understand. They listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen R. Covey You’re walking down a hallway, heading to a meeting. Your mind is running through your talking points, your arguments, your agenda....

The Ripple Effects of Toxic Work Environment

Toxic, abusive work environment is insidious. Hiding under the surface – but very much alive – it’s spreading its tentacles. Take a look: An article [Fear is a Lousy Leader] I posted on LinkedIn has: 165,000+ reactions3,300+ comments187,000+...

Walls Are Meant For Climbing

Walls Are Meant For Climbing “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael...