Delegation is tricky and full of potential pitfalls. When we do it well we develop and grow others. When we don’t, we create sabotage. When we don’t do it at all we limit our growth and others. (more…)
Come Spring, the desire to kick off your shoes at the sight of green grass or a sandy beach is nearly Pavlovian. Spending time outside in the glorious sun and feeling the warmth on your skin ranks high on my list of favorite things. (more…)
My mother in law loves to knit. I watch her sometimes work for hours easily twisting one thread of yarn through the hook and into the convergence of multiple other threads, seamlessly creating a blanket or a scarf or a hat. (more…)
I recently learned about a woman named Jennifer Bricker and her story completely inspired me. Her story will make you feel like it’s a movie but in fact, it is very real. She was born without legs. (more…)
Living in Colorado gives me ample opportunities for great hiking. A common tradition my kids and I like to do when we are out hiking is to leave an Inukshuk cairn on the trail. (more…)
Shane is a leader known for turning poor performers into productive team members. After taking on a new role he was given Beth. Beth is the kind of employee who toggles between meets expectations and underperforming. (more…)
Earlier this month I took a flight to Boston for a conference. I travel quite a bit so I knew heading out that morning there were a myriad of challenges I could face once I entered the terminal doors. On this particular day, what I met wasn’t really a challenge but it stupefied me none the less.
I live in South Florida where with the exception of the brutal heat in the summer the rest of the year is nothing but beautiful weather. Waves from the sea and palm trees are our skyline. Lucky for us, the humidity is fading and the tropical rain has ended.
The month of October always takes me back to my roots. I grew up on a farm in Kansas and we still work some of the same ground my great-great grandparents homesteaded in the 1800’s. This weekend I am taking off my facilitator hat and putting on my farmer hat and headed back to Kansas to help my family bring in the annual corn crop.