My family and I had sushi at a local place recently and it was a great experience. Now this place is no fine dining establishment, no, this place fits the description of a joint, a sushi joint. It is like a corner bar as opposed to a lounge. The thing is none of this low-end … Continue reading How valuable are you?
I was watching the TV program CBS Sunday Morning this past Sunday and they presented a segment about the Northern Lights (a.k.a. the Aurora Borealis). As I watched, I realized that this is definitely a bucket list item. "Honey, get out your heavy coat!" Anyway, in the segment, they spoke with a couple (Ronn and Marketa … Continue reading A Lesson in the Lights
I was travelling recently and saw one of those simple acts of leadership that so often goes unnoticed. The plane was getting crowded and a young lady boarded with her foot in one of those big, bulky boots due to a bad sprain or broken ankle. She had crutches and was struggling with her small … Continue reading Serving to Lead
I recently read Mark Miller’s new book Chess Not Checkers and found it a rewarding read. This book tells the story of Blake Brown and his trials and tribulations with being a new CEO of a company going through trouble. In the story, Blake enlists the help of Jack Deluca, a former CEO with a … Continue reading Chess Not Checkers
One of the biggest problems in workplaces today is the lack of engagement. So many people slog through their day and all they are thinking about is going home or “I can’t wait until Friday.” What can we do about it? One thing I think we can start doing is to get our team members … Continue reading Getting to Engagement