On the Cutting Edge of Change

Leadership Alert: We Have A Pattern Spill!!!

  In “Don’t Bring It to Work” I discuss the 13 behavior patterns that follow us from our original organization, the family into our work organization.   The BIG, I mean BIG question is “Why do we keep doing the.. read more →

Leadership Conversations: To Tell the Truth

  I just finished leading a tele-seminar with CTO’s from companies throughout the country.   The theme was about how to be the best, most self aware leaders so they could handle the people part of their job with ease.. read more →

Weeds in the Brain

  What happens when you can’t think of anything new and innovative? What if your job depends on your creative energy? How do you shake yourself into the “never thought of it before” state?   You can hire someone. That’s.. read more →

Leadership Dilemmas:Does One Person Really Make A Difference?

  Leadership in the 21st century is truly a team activity. It really does take a group of committed people to make positive change happen. So team collaboration is the best way forward.   On the other hand, each individual.. read more →

Reinvent Your Workplace

  It happens all the time; someone quits, someone is “unhired”, someone gets sick, someone new is hired. These are great opportunities to stop, take a breath and look once again to see what works and what needs to be.. read more →

Total Leadership Connections

  This week we are starting our 45th program of “Total Leadership Connections“. It is so much fun to watch the competent leaders who go through this unique program take their skills to new levels.   We have found that once there.. read more →

The Dangers of Graduation

  What happens when you “move up in the world”? One thing is, more is expected of you, much more. How aware are you that your new position in life means you can’t go back to old ways of behaving.. read more →

It’s Better as a Story

  Want to get a point across? Want what you say to be remembered? Find the emotional core of what you want to express and then find a story to make your point.   The emotional brain – the feeling.. read more →

Change: Your Mind, Your Emotions, Your World

  Someone handed me a puzzle and told me to see how quickly I could put it together. Well, I couldn’t. It was a confusing mess and I finally threw my hands in the air and gave up.   Then.. read more →

Leadership Dilemma: When Employees Resist Change

  I was taking some quiet time of reflection, great with a three day week-end. It is hard to believe Herb and I started CEOinc twenty five years ago. Neither of us feels like we have aged too much although.. read more →