Say Hey to the Interns!
We love interns. It’s a little nostalgic for us,
really. They remind us of ourselves. Younger,
fitter, shinier versions of ourselves. (We can
say that, but we’d prefer if they didn’t.)
We talked with lots of candidates, and this group rocked it. read more
The Kitchen Table Test
There's no shortage of important metrics available to track success, but the simplicity and self-awareness required in this "rubber meets the road" approach captured me. read more
Work Challenge: Does the Chair Fit?
Best people gone sleepy on you? Top associates have the long-suffering look of Archie, the faithful dog in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”? What kind of challenge does your workplace represent? read more
Vision: Trees or Forest?
Not long ago my wife said to me, “Sometimes you can’t see the trees for the forest.”
For the last couple of weeks I’ve been thinking about vision and I keep coming back to that whole forest and trees thing. read more
Creativity Is Led, Not Managed
The best environment for creativity is one where failure is both encouraged and expected. In fact, I’d go so far as to say you can’t have genuine creativity without failure because the two are inextricably connected. read more
Oz never did give nothin’ to the Tin Man
That he didn’t, didn’t already have read more
Who Gets the Credit?
There’s no limit to what can be done if it doesn’t matter who gets the credit. When I first heard that statement I was a college student and the audacity of that statement began forming a philosophy of servant leadership that I’ve tried to live by. read more
Nurturing The Why
Last night I became a first time grandpa, and it was an even more amazing experience holding him than I had anticipated. As I rocked him in my arms read more
The Mission Behind The Mission Statement
I recently began participating in a volunteer organization, joining hundreds of other people in supporting the carefully defined mission of this group. When I first got involved I looked over the mission statement read more
Influence in the Digital Age
In today's landscape of fragmented audiences, aggregated news sites and shrinking staffs, it can be increasingly challenging for nonprofits and agencies to garner attention for the worthy brands, organizations and topics... read more