Go Beyond Engagement

Go Beyond Engagement

Gallup recently released its 2017 findings from their seminal work on employee engagement in the American workplace.  Once again, the percentage of employees who report being “engaged” is 33%. This number is disappointing and has barely changed over the past decade....
The Morning After

The Morning After

We regret our actions when, in our self-analysis, we know our behaviors did not represent who we believe we are (or can be). The question, then: Will there be a difference, a transition, from what we did . . . to what we can do?   The meeting is over. We said what we...
After We’re Done Criticizing Each Other

After We’re Done Criticizing Each Other

You’re too loud. He’s too meek. She doesn’t understand.   You don’t have enough experience. She’s too forceful. He’s inauthentic.   You’re too American. You’re too European. (You’re too… where are you from?)   He’s too pragmatic. She’s not a realist. They don’t get...