The Future of Everything. Have you heard about this magazine? The Wall Street Journal publishes it monthly as part of an addition to WSJ subscription issues. It’s a real eye-opener. Look for it in mid-September and be ready for new ways of thinking, although you may resist some of its ideas. (WSJ.com/FOE)
What started as a gorgeous, sunny day had evolved into gloomy, stormy mayhem — lightning and hail included. Equally distressing was that activity at work had taken a similar, unsettled direction; there was a disturbance in the force.
Difficulty managing ‘troublesome’ millennials?’ You can hire a consultant or become your own ‘expert’
Have you ever started a project and then had events pull you in a different direction? That has been my experience this month.
Is all the political negativity affecting your people? It is and you should be prepared to deal with it
The political primaries go on and on, as do the press conferences, even though the debates have waned.
Wake up, sleepyhead. Part of my wake-up ritual includes listening to the radio, sometimes singing along and always brushing my teeth to the rhythm of whatever.
Senior managers are responsible for many things, none of which is more important than developing a vision for the organization’s future and keeping it current.
If there’s a long line anywhere, most of us avoid it. Yes, I am readily raising my hand as an accomplished long-line avoider, but there are a few places where long lines are the norm and everyone seems fine with it.
There’s a great little breakfast joint near downtown where I meet a friend every few months to catch up. At our last breakfast he was fuming. No, they didn’t burn his bacon (he orders it nearly burnt, anyway). He was burning about something else — his job.
During the summer I got calls from two organizations. Both were considering a mentoring program.
Three, two, one — it’s Monday morning again! The weekend was too short, your list of chores was too long and your alarm is buzzing you out of delicious, deep-sleep oblivion, driving you into another workweek.