Kathy Reichs returns to the Bones series

It’s nice to see Kathy Reichs hitting a milestone in July, 2021 with novel #20 in her Bones series, The Bone Code, . You…
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Have you figured out who you are yet?

Have you figured out who you are yet?

What do you think they mean when someone says something like, “You’ve got to be somebody.” Do you know who that somebody is yet?
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7 Attributes of an Olymplc Class Organization

7 Attributes of an Olymplc Class Organization

The 7 Attributes of an Olympic Class Organization describes what’s required to build a powerful team. You can also access the Olympic Attributes Assessment Tool to help you evaluate any and all teams in your organization.
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Leaders. What are you doing to build your team?

Leaders. What are you doing to build your team?

Are you conscious of HOW you’re leading?Are you too focused on why people need to have confidence in you rather…
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Super Sick of these Exaggerations

Super Sick of these Exaggerations

Okay, so this is kind of a rant … but I don’t care because it came flowing out and it…
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What does this phrase mean to you?

What does this phrase mean to you?

I’ve read quite a few books about the Navy SEALS. Maybe you have, too, but I’ve done it not by virtue…
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Celebrate Independence Day and Honor Those Who Made It Possible

Celebrate Independence Day and Honor Those Who Made It Possible

Today is usually a day for hot dogs, parades and festive celebrations of the birth of this wonderful nation we…
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There’s No Substitute for Focus!

There’s No Substitute for Focus!

You’re probably clear on the importance of focus, what I consider to be the flip side of distraction. A lot…
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Dad | The Prizefighter & The Preacher

Dad | The Prizefighter & The Preacher

I’ve written several columns about Mom, but what about Dad? Dads never get any credit, yet they offer unique insights into the world and how we should live.
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People Pleasers. Pay Attention.

People Pleasers. Pay Attention.

Is this you? Perhaps it’s all of us at one point or another, but it’s not on the path to…
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It’s Not Easy to Count What Matters

It’s Not Easy to Count What Matters

Keep this quote top of mind as you evaluate talent and set benchmarks for your individual and organizational success. Don’t…
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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes ….

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes ….

Not for Fame or Reward Not for Place or for Rank Not Lured by Ambition Not Goaded by Necessity But…
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Battle Stations: 4 Reasons You Must Do the Hated Planning

Battle Stations: 4 Reasons You Must Do the Hated Planning

I’m pretty sure most of us missed the Crusades … and know very little of medieval warfare. [hr][dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile battle strategy in that…
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You Know Hope Isn’t a Strategy, Don’t You? Right? Hello?

You Know Hope Isn’t a Strategy, Don’t You? Right? Hello?

How’s that strategy execution coming along?[hr][dropcap]I[/dropcap] ’ll bet things are starting to drag about now, aren’t they? The pandemic is…
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Should Pleading Guilty Excuse the Violation?

Should Pleading Guilty Excuse the Violation?

For most of our life, we’ve heard, “Don’t be a snitch”. In most of the movies we’ve seen, the “snitchers’…
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Why a Code of Conduct Strengthens Your Organization

Why a Code of Conduct Strengthens Your Organization

Have you established a written Code of Conduct in your organization?[hr][dropcap]O[/dropcap]ur prescriptions for acceptable behavior are too vague. Get started…
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Kick the Certified Jerks to the Curb

Kick the Certified Jerks to the Curb

If you want to poison the well where you work, allow a Certified Jerk to roam free.[hr][dropcap]M[/dropcap]ollycoddling is a pernicious…
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Does Collaboration = Communication?

Does Collaboration = Communication?

One of the most popular words in the business lexicon these days is collaboration. [hr][dropcap]E[/dropcap]veryone’s eager to flatten the organization,…
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