I have been pondering succession lately, especially as this last week, I visited the USS Missouri Memorial and learned during the first Gulf war, many subject matter experts which were retired had to be brought back to active duty to knowledge share, coach and instruct talent. Planning for known and unknown talent changes is critical. […]Continue Reading →
On my bicycle this morning, my mind began to wonder. As I looked down at my cassettes and manipulated my gears, I began to think of the parallels between cycling, performance, and change management in the workplace.
Many bikes have one gear, and the ratio is fixed. This reminds me of individuals who have generally […]Continue Reading →
I had the opportunity to have dinner with two great people the other night, Jack Cartwright and Emmanuel Toutain. As I listened carefully to them discuss their passions, motivators and goals, their similarities came to mind. Both have an MBA; one from McCombs and the other from Wharton Business School. Another striking parallel was their […]Continue Reading →
I was raised to share; perhaps this is primarily due to having a twin sister. It is no wonder such phrases as, “Your candle loses nothing when it lights another” are easy for me to remember, and a favorite I oftentimes quote when coaching others to inspire and help another reach his or her potential.
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I am someone who is incredibly interested in human behavior and psychology as it relates to individual, team and organizational performance and potential. The book, The Happiness Advantage: The Seven Principles of Positive Psychology That Fuel Success and Performance at Work really captured my attention. I found myself highlighting, folding page corners, and making notes […]Continue Reading →
How many times have you seen companies go on about jobs and careers on their websites? A friend of mine made a reference to his job earlier this week, and I started thinking. Now mind you, this is a very talented individual who strives for success and regularly receives recruiting calls due to his particular […]Continue Reading →
With the 2011 year quickly coming to an end, I thought I’d reflect about reflection. Reflection with a specific intention to build personal insights.
Let’s start off by considering goals. Specifically, consider which goals you created during the 2011 year. As you reflect back on these goals, assess their outcomes.
If you accomplished your goals […]Continue Reading →
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