Leading Change Gets Worse Before It Gets Better

Ever tried to turn a department or team around? The common sense dream is that it gets easier with each successful change. The counterintuitive reality is that it usually gets more difficult before it gets better. How can that be? Leading Change Gets Worse Before It Gets Better I remember taking the GRE to get […]

Is Trust a Coincidence?

Is it an amazing coincidence… …the leaders I trusted the most through my career were the exact same leaders who placed their trust in me? …I believed in the leaders who believed in me? …I cared about the leaders who cared about me? …I gave the benefit of the doubt to the leaders who gave […]

Suffering with Passion & Living the Dream by Broc Edwards

I hear a lot about passion these days. Not the NSFW naughty pictures kind of passion, but passion for work. It seems EVERY college student I talk to tells me (or puts on their resume) they must have a job they are passionate about. Interestingly, they often don’t know what they’re passionate about, they are […]

Unknown Battles of Women

A women at work theme on PiC this month? No worries, I know lots of women at work. My wife is a woman at work. She has been in a leadership or entrepreneurial roles since she was 23. My mother is semi-retired and continues running her business on a limited scale because she enjoys it. My […]

The Culture Question

Culture is not a thing, it’s action. Culture is not intention, it’s behavior. Culture cannot be delegated, it’s everyone. There’s a lot that goes into an organization’s culture, but the simplest operating definition I’ve come across is “culture is the way things get done around here.” The Culture Question Culture is a byproduct of behavior, […]

Changing Your Work: You’ll Never Know If You Don’t Ask

Changing Your Work With Intentions Of Improving We can’t fix things if we don’t know they are broken. We can’t improve if we don’t know where we are falling short. Want to find ways to be an even better HR department or leader? Just ask. It’s easier than you might think. Sure, sometimes it’s necessary […]