Monthly Archives: March 2012

What Does DONE Look Like?

I’m famous (perhaps infamous) with my teams for saying, “What does DONE look like?” If a team or department or company can’t answer this …

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The Vocal Minority

Meet Greg Smith. He’s both your company’s worst nightmare and your easiest problem to solve. Greg Smith resigned from Goldman Sachs a …

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What’s the “Grand Canyon” for YOUR professional life?

My family took a trip to the Grand Canyon for Spring Break. It’s one of those places many people have on their …

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5 Tips for Successful Long Distance Leadership

It makes a big difference when we can sit together in person – have coffee, brainstorm together and share the latest in our …

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(Karma) Police Blotter

Life’s not fair. We learn this early in life, then find it a painful but necessary lesson to pass on to our …

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Champagne Product, Stale Beer Experience

The alignment of planets and collision of circumstances created a recent need for us to purchase four cars for our family within …

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Why Game Designers Are Better Motivators Than Your Boss

Bored at work?  Why don’t you play a game?  Half your co-workers do, according to a recent study by Saatchi and Saatchi. But …

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Buzzword Bingo

The next time you find yourself yawning away in a series of vendor presentations, drawn out training sessions or long boring conference …

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Who’s Got Your Back?

Yesterday Martha wrote about all the great reasons you should be getting away from the office and taking a vacation. If the benefits …

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Not taking vacation? That’s crae-crae!

Crae-crae as in CRAZY! This is top of mind for me because this time of year it’s always a grand idea to get the heck …

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