Why We Work

Why We Work “I was hired to do a job. I did it. That’s as far as it goes.” ~ Mike Ehrmantraut The popular AMC drama series Breaking Bad spawned another interesting series, Better Call Saul. If you’ve watched either show, you know all about the character Mike Ehrmantraut, played by the three-time Emmy nominee, Jonathan […]

3 Ways to Deal With Fear In the New Year

What are you afraid of? Why are you afraid of it? What will it take to eliminate your fear? Those are questions you should ask yourself today, while the year is still new and before you finalize your 2016 plans and resolutions. Fear of the unknown, of failure and ridicule are common. And, if they’re persistent, […]

Personal Growth Through Crisis

New opportunities for growth almost always follow a crisis. When this occurs to me, it’s usually in context of world events and quotes from famous people. If you google “never waste a good crisis” you’ll find quotes by everyone from Abraham Lincoln and Winston Churchill, to Rahm Emanuel and Hillary Clinton. But, we probably learn […]

Why We All Need to Think About Remote Work

I think a lot about remote work these days because our remote staff is growing and it’s critical that I do as much as I can to ensure our remote team members are integrated and engaged. I also enjoy staying current on social and tech trends and remote work is trending big. According to Global […]

Millennials Aren’t Special. They Just Have Great Timing

I’m convinced Millennial employees are no different than Baby Boomers or Generation X employees. I saw a chart the other day illustrating research that found Millennials want access to the Internet, ability to work from home, meaningful work, promotional opportunities and a good salary. Seriously. Do you know any adult of any age who doesn’t […]

Four Reasons Every CEO Should Make Recruiting Calls

Last year our company was searching for an executive to fill an important role and I scheduled some time to visit with a candidate. At the end of our conversation I asked him if he had any other questions. First he told me even though he had interviewed with multiple companies, until our conversation he hadn’t spoken with […]