Today’s Thursday Thought was not going to be on this topic. This happened too recently to not write about. In the past, I have written lots about education and teachers in particular. Why? I’m married to a teacher. I watch her sacrifice so much for her students. She works extremely hard, so that her student,
When I was training new managers at Intel, I used to start off with one simple statement to kick off the training. “Let’s start with getting a piece of paper out and putting a T chart on it – label one side “G” and the other “B” . As we are walking through the training material.
We have seen or heard about the passive aggressive blunders that leader do (lack of critique on work either good, bad or ugly; rules are vague or totally unnecessary; nitpicking the wrong things; avoid interactions with co-workers; backstabbing and finger pointing). All bad behaviors that can tear down a team or organizations. What about those behaviors
This past week has been filled with ups and downs. I have spent plenty of time discussion the election and the presidential candidates with lots of people. Some of the discussions have been outstanding. Lots of other ones, well, like me put it as nice as I can… not so good. As I look back
A lot of time has passed since I first read this article. I keep going back to it because it has some lessons leaders of tomorrow need to remember. Rod Cartwright has written a great article Six Lessons for the Leaders of Tomorrow, October 30, 2014. For me, this is one of those articles I dust