You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

It drives some people crazy when they walk into the bathroom and find the cap off of the toothpaste tube. I stumbled upon this scene in the children’s bathroom at my house recently… a few tubes of toothpaste (why two!) squeezed empty at their midsections and four caps strewn over the bathroom countertop. Sometimes we have to […]

More on Thought Leadership

I was speaking to a colleague yesterday and something they said struck me. Thought Leadership is a direction. Thought leaders tend to have a significant body of work (because of the direction they went previously) and continue to be thought leaders because of their progression in an uncharted direction.

There’s no such thing as “soft skills”

They’re all skills. You measure them the same. What if you wanted to improve your coaching skills? Why? You increase the effectiveness of those who work for you? What happens now? You give others the answer or do it for them. What if you trained them to do it themselves through your improved coaching? How […]

What was your “finish” time?

I run a half marathon race with my father ever year (father/son activity) and I’m often asked what my “finish” time was. My reply everytime is that I don’t know. I’m not interested in my finish time. It takes a few seconds, but eventually they recognize their is more value to competing aside from winning. […]