“All the power in the world lies between stimulus and response.” My Mom always told me that no one can make you mad – you have to choose to be mad. You cannot control what people do but you CAN control how you respond. This week I spent time with a few of my executive […]
Most of us agree that people should be free to do what they want, unless of course it goes against what we want, then it feels like an attack against us personally rather than the other person’s right. It can be about something as simple as “should you leave the toilet seat up or down” […]
Needle point looks confusing and messed up when you view it from the underside. That how our employees see things most of the time. Your job is to let them see the view from the top.
Are you joining us at Leadercast on May 8? This is a great one day leadership development and team building event for companies here in DFW. The event takes place in Atlanta and is sent live via satellite to host locations around the world, including our site at the Hope Center in Plano. You can […]
I don’t watch the Academy Awards or care much about it, but a lot of other people (like my wife) sure do. Not to sound too cynical, but I have no idea who has been nominated or who will win, and I really don’t care. However, a lot of other people do. Why? Does it make […]
We have a dozen each year and they are consider a right by most employees, and a distraction to most Top Executives. Not to sound too much like Scrooge, but they are often another way for the un-engaged employee to blow off time from getting his work done. They are called “Holidays,” and the next couple […]
Today is the last day of school for my 7th grade son. Every year, I make a special breakfast, play “Schools Out for Summer” by Alice Cooper, and send him off to the last day of school with a bang! Not so today. He was dead to the world and did not respond to what […]