The other day, I had a call from a past colleague that was struggling with a situation he was dealing with from his team. He was telling me that he had a couple of his team that were sabotaging his actions to improve the team and overall performance of the team. After a couple of pointed questions to understand what he
Is it just me, or are others growing increasingly frustrated with our Arizona Governor Doug Ducey. The latest in a series of bait and switch came out with him signing the bill allowing vouchers for education. Last year, he was all for Prop 123 and selling it as a way to help increase funding for
I have been wanting to write this post for quite some time. It has been in draft form for way too long. I want everyone to take the day that you read this post, just make a mental note of how many excuses you heard or offered. For those that mental notes don’t work (like
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.