Here’s the Problem With Being Right All the Time

Here’s the Problem With Being Right All the Time

Have you ever worked with a manager or supervisor who has to be right about everything? All the time? They can’t just leave well enough alone. Sound familiar? Maybe they gave you a task, saying, “Go do this thing. Let me know how it’s going, and report back when...
Here’s How to Fix Your Dysfunctional Team for Good

Here’s How to Fix Your Dysfunctional Team for Good

Is your dysfunctional team stressing you out? You wouldn’t be the first. If it’s any consolation, it’s not as awful and hopeless as it (sometimes) might seem. The things that make teams dysfunctional are the things that make us human, and it’s important to remember...
The Case for Apathy

The Case for Apathy

You might have heard it said that the opposite of empathy is apathy. And that’s not wrong. But what often gets overlooked, what gets missed, is the third leg of the stool: sympathy. It’s important that, as leaders and change-makers, we understand all three — and the...
Forgiveness is *&^%ing Hard

Forgiveness is *&^%ing Hard

One of my coaching clients recently shared with me about his difficulty forgiving a friend that just doesn’t want to talk and has a hard time communicating.  And it got me thinking. Forgiveness is a crazy thing. Frankly, I don’t know that I have the wisdom or the...
Is Success Worth the Price of Admission?

Is Success Worth the Price of Admission?

We are stuck in a system that says success is measured by promotion, growth, and money. And by most accounts, such advancements are a measure of success. But have you ever stopped to think about this paradigm of advancement and success? Merely measuring how successful...