Hands and Knees Leaders

By |2019-12-09T05:35:38+00:00December 9th, 2019|writing|

CEO was on hands and knees stroking Employee’s space bar. I saw it myself — eyes wide open. A Friday town hall. Sixty-five people gathered around. Employee was presenting. First time speaking to a big [...]

1999 LinkedIn Spam

By |2019-12-09T05:33:26+00:00December 9th, 2019|writing|

Many LinkedIn posts are like 1999-friend-spam. Only more PC and narcissistic. I’ve been guilty. Twenty years ago you shared everything you found. Articles. Quotes. Offensive jokes. Pasted them into emails to 14 people. Wrote, "Check [...]

Wrong Priorities

By |2019-12-09T05:31:46+00:00December 9th, 2019|writing|

You’re reading this when you should be doing something else. You know that. Your priorities are wrong. Opportunity costs are real — you could be doing things that better align with your most important life [...]

Communication Quicksand

By |2019-12-09T05:29:46+00:00December 9th, 2019|writing|

Mike's awful. No matter what Sabrina said, he'd take it the wrong way. Almost the opposite of how she’d intended. He’d interpret a genuine expression of goodwill as a snarky comment. Then telling him she’d [...]