Hey, Dude

My husband’s boss calls him ‘Dude.’ As in, “Hey, Dude, how’s it going today?” Now this may seem a small thing, but it’s really not. It sets up a comfort level and an air of friendliness. It let’s my husband know that his boss ‘has his back.’ You can almost see them...

Managing the Complexities of Change

If the only thing constant in life is change, why does it always so difficult to manage? Part of the reason is because the change itself depends on so many different factors. Political, economic, sociological, technological, organizational influences; external,...

What Separates the Good Leaders from the Bad?

All right, this is a loaded question. There is a continuum of skills and behaviors that affect one’s ability to lead. And yet, people can often spot a ‘good’ vs. ‘bad’ leader. What are some of the key differences they are seeing that leads them to this conclusion?...