Month: November 2013

Dateline: Thanksgiving Morning

I searched for a video of Presiyan Vasilev’s 2013 World Champion of Speaking award winning speech, “Changed by a Tire.” I laughed out loud, when he asked, “Have you ever done anything stupid?” That is a great speech line. I

I Am Not a Human Resource – A Work Revolution

John Merrick: I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man! – The Elephant Man Ever since I started working I’ve heard the term “Human Resources,” and every time I

The Leadership Pipeline

“I tell my employees that if they are going to complain about something, they must also come with the solution.” The problem with that statement is that employees don’t always know how to bring up the solution, don’t feel they

“Let’s Ban the Org Chart!”

We typically think of organizational charts as a set of vertically stacked boxes that represent people and their job descriptions. Additionally, the chart illustrates who reports to whom and the hierarchy of the company. And this is generally how we

My Hardship is Your Gain

If you are at all like me, you have put in a lot of effort in the past few years to stay out of scarcity thinking. I reprogrammed my whole neurology on this issue and helped countless other business leaders

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