Asking versus Telling

Asking versus Telling

How to get the most out of your team?
As managers and leaders, we are in the business of moving people in the direction of meeting goals, solving problems independently, and reaching their full potential. It is easy to tell people how to solve problems, achieve goals, and where the team is supposed to be headed.

Building Better Communication

Building Better Communication

How do you connect with your people?
With the opportunity to teach a variety of courses over the years, I have become a big proponent of changing the way we teach and train adults.This involves moving away from the elementary school model where students are placed in rows and the teacher is the center of attention.

Less Stress & Enjoying Life

How to be good to yourself?
One of the courses that I have taught over the years is Personal and Organizational Ethics. While the focus of the class is ethics at a personal level, the connection to the practices of the organization is discussed at length.The main takeaway is that an organization must practice the very ethical codes that it wants its employees to embrace.