This Blows

The following was originally written for and shared by my friends at Performance I Create Ah, Fall. Even in my part of the sunny south Fall has finally arrived with a chill in the air, the morning mist and yes, falling leaves even in Texas. How rich they are turning color before finally dropping to … Continue reading This Blows

Best Blogs 8 Mayo 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world at work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week its … Continue reading Best Blogs 8 Mayo 2015

Engagement Wins

Let's talk about engagement. No, not the connection of employee to work that so many speak of, let's take it down a level, or up, depending on how you look at that. Let's talk people to people. I just left my favorite grocery store - Central Market on N. Lamar in Austin - where engagement … Continue reading Engagement Wins

Best Blogs 3 April 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week our … Continue reading Best Blogs 3 April 2015

Best Blogs 27 März 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week our … Continue reading Best Blogs 27 März 2015

Moving On

I'm sorry. Yesterday I wrote a blog about engagement that apparently engaged some people. See what I did there? That was a literary device. Cool, huh? Anyway, my essential point yesterday was that engagement is not an extrinsic activity: it is not something we "do" to people. It is, in my view, a function or … Continue reading Moving On

Engaged

Are you engaged? Recently I had a debate with a colleague of mine. We'd been discussing some training and whether or not I could help her with same. At some point the idea of engagement came out much like the undesired neighbor who shows up at the backyard barbecue uninvited. My peer had some thoughts … Continue reading Engaged

Best Blogs 27 Februar 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week we … Continue reading Best Blogs 27 Februar 2015

Best Blogs 20 Février 2015

Welcome to #BestBlogs, the weekly curation of the world of work. The latest ideas on organization life, collaboration and our personal power in worklife from practitioners around the globe are collected here so you too may become more effective, perhaps even more satisfied, in career. Every week our theme emerges organically and this week we … Continue reading Best Blogs 20 Février 2015

Get a Job

A news report this morning acknowledges what we've known for some time: people have a lot of jobs over a lifetime. The surprise in the story however is it isn't just Millennials and Generation X moving from role to role, but the Baby Boomers (still alive and well) were leading the way with an average … Continue reading Get a Job