Round Two

Do you enjoy boxing? Probably not: the sweet science has been losing popularity for years but for every kid who ever took a turn in the ring growing up its almost a rite of passage. Yes, I know its not for everyone, but if you've ever seen the pure artistry of Muhammad Ali or the … Continue reading Round Two

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Best Blogs 23 January 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this week finds us … Continue reading Best Blogs 23 January 2015

Goals

Are you ready? It's that time of year for young and old to review, reflect and reset goals. Whether you do this consciously and deliberately or through fits and starts, many of us use the end of the calendar year to think about what will be in setting goals. Now, if you need help with … Continue reading Goals

Best Blogs 21 November 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the power of work in life from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this week we examine … Continue reading Best Blogs 21 November 2014

Best Blogs 24 October 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work.The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the politics of work from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career.Every week our theme emerges organically and this edition includes some of the … Continue reading Best Blogs 24 October 2014

Strength

That which doth not kill us...Somewhere along the way its become almost rote for many of us to cry out about the hardships in life. My boss is too mean, my spouse doesn't "get me" (run for the hills if your partner spews this nonsense), my debts are crushing me, and so forth.And we then … Continue reading Strength

Best Blogs 18 July 2014

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. Due to a slight upset - our house was under water due to heavy rains - we are two days delayed from our normal publish date, but we slog on undeterred! The latest ideas on organization life, personal collaboration and the politics of work … Continue reading Best Blogs 18 July 2014

What Price Human

Are you human? My friend Gem Reucroft wrote an amazing piece about the lack of humanness in human resources. Interestingly Gem and I have never actually met in person but I've been around a long time and I know people: we would get on famously. When we do meet I'm gonna buy she, her entire … Continue reading What Price Human

Apologies

We're getting pretty good at being bad.The public apology is #trending. From Rob Ford to Chris Christie to the all time phoney Lance Armstrong, we're getting really good at saying I'm sorry. Except Armstrong. He never really said I'm sorry.More like I'm sorry I got caught. Western culture has evolved to a point where the … Continue reading Apologies

The Price We Pay

Are you driven to success no matter what? How's that working for you? My career has been spent with driven people: I get them, I understand them, I am one. And yet at some point you have to ask yourself if the price we pay is worth it. The Costs Being succesful professionally is not … Continue reading The Price We Pay