Staying on the high road

Staying on the high road

Challenging times bring out both the very best of our human qualities – and, unfortunately, sometimes the worst. COVID-19 examples abound, from people checking in on vulnerable neighbors to those who take advantage by hoarding and selling necessities at...
What the boss really does

What the boss really does

I recently watched the movie The Intern, a lighthearted office story about a young chief executive and her intern, who happens to be a 70-year-old retired guy. In the movie, Jules, the CEO, is struggling. She works 16+ hours a day as the organization is growing...
Your people-development mindset

Your people-development mindset

John Maxwell’s 4th level (of 5) of leadership is People Development. He and many other experts believe that great leaders invest a lot of time and energy helping others grow. If you’re struggling to cultivate capabilities in your people, your mindset may...
Yay, me!

Yay, me!

What have you accomplished this week/month/year? If you can’t answer that question, your contributions may not be on your boss’ radar either. That could spell trouble when it comes to career advancement – or in some cases, keeping your job. There is...
Take time for you

Take time for you

It’s not too early to start thinking of summer vacation! The United States is the only country in the developed world that does not require companies to give workers paid time off. Even if organizations offer paid leave, some employees don’t take all the...