Are You Using the Right “F” Word?

As the connection between neuroscience and leadership (and overall performance) becomes more evident, the conversations about the amygdala and Fight, Flight or Freeze responses become more ubiquitous. “Frenzy” is another […]

Every Woman Has a Harvey Story

When I was a high school graduate, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my future. For a variety of reasons, I initially bypassed college and instead […]

What Are You Listening For?

Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed that listening skills are in a serious deficit? Hello? Is this thing on? But seriously, folks … This was acutely evident […]

The Impact of Inertia

I’m about to introduce physics into a blog about leadership and people development.  Why? Because organizations are in a constant state of motion with inertia cropping up all around us … and […]

Leadership Begins at Home

The September 15, 2016 issue of TIME Magazine includes the cover article by Charlotte Alter titled, “The Secrets of Super Siblings – Nine families raised children who all went to […]

Proximity to Power Corrupts the Mind

Early in my HR career, I was assigned to work with a C-Suite executive who was seriously challenged in filling a key position on his staff. Twelve people flew through that […]

What’s Your Ripple Effect?

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ~ Aldous Huxley (writer / philosopher / sociological observer) In a few, simple […]