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Category Archives: Life & Career Success

Why I Love Martha Quinn (and all the VJ’s)

In reading  VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave, one thing that particularly stood out was that when she started, Martha Quinn didn’t know what she was doing. But, that didn’t stop her. Martha Quinn – The Future’s So Bright I often have students who are afraid to go outside of their comfort zone and… Continue Reading

We didn’t start the fire, but maybe we should

Crisis provides clarity. Crisis reveals character. Crisis shows who is going to step up. A can also either destroy a business, or it can burn away the underbrush of a bloated and listless organization, leaving fertile ground for a new organization to emerge. To handle a crisis effectively requires an organization to change. Whether its… Continue Reading

What works may not be what works

Going through the facilitation training to become certified to train Franklin Covey’s leadership module series plus my time in the workforce has given me the opportunity to observe a lot of management strategies meant to increase efficiencies and provide a better workplace for employees. One of the things I learned from The Year without Pants: and… Continue Reading