It’s Performance Appraisal Time – Are You Thinking with Both Your Head and Your Heart?
When the Bright Lights Shine, Will You Be Ready?
It’s that time of year most leaders and employees dread – performance appraisal time. Many leaders struggle finding the time to craft meaningful performance appraisals – not to mention developmental plans – for their people. And on the other side of the equation, the apprehension of what the performance appraisal might or might not bring […]
A Message to Leaders – Are You a Hope Carrier?
A friend of mine recently posted a video clip of an old Johnny Carson show where the scheduled virtuoso pianist was unable to fulfill their obligations to the Tonight Show. Johnny took the nontraditional, and certainly risky, approach of taking a few volunteers from the audience to see if they could fill the spot. The […]
When Losing is Winning
This week many of us are heading back to work and kicking off what we all hope will be an exciting new year filled with success and happiness. Leaders across the world are holding meetings and calls discussing the 2020 goals, new product campaigns, new expectations, and new challenges. And among all of the charges […]
Yo Leaders – You Ain’t All That and a Bag of Chips
I couldn’t believe the post on my LinkedIn feed. Someone had posted a pic of a full-figured model and asked one of those dumb, “duh” questions such as, “Should Full-Figured Models be Allowed to Walk the Fashion Runway?” My self-justified, smart-ass Comment, “Move this to Facebook.” I mean this is LinkedIn. Where I LIVE as […]
I have always enjoyed the saying, “You ain’t all that and a bag of chips” because it is so descriptive of many of the situations that I have seen in business and life. A fitting example of this happened just a couple of weeks ago when I had the opportunity to connect with a few […]