Simple antidote to holiday stress

Simple antidote to holiday stress

Once, there was a farmer, who had enough of everything but not always much extra. She had been through many good times and many bad times, and was known for her reliability and thoughtful words. One day, a horse wandered onto her farm. It seemed content to stay there...
When facts don’t help with accountability

When facts don’t help with accountability

From my work with countless teams over the years, I have learned this: facts don’t help anybody increase accountability. Does that seem shocking to you? I discovered that while there are an endless number of facts in the world, they are simply tidbits of information...
Accountability Not Perfection

Accountability Not Perfection

Raka Rachgo on unsplash   I once worked with a woman who would hold up a project if she disagreed with the use (or lack) of the Oxford comma. Or any questionable grammar, no matter how small or subjective. Consequently, correspondence would be late. Tiny projects...
My very favorite 4-letter word begins with “F.”

My very favorite 4-letter word begins with “F.”

That word is “fail.” (I bet that’s not what you were thinking.) Why? It’s simple, really. When we fail, we learn. When we learn, we grow. When we grow, we have a much better chance at succeeding – as long as we keep going. Failure is a natural, normal process....
Mixed Links #2 – Making Change Possible

Mixed Links #2 – Making Change Possible

If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then, you are an excellent leader. – Dolly Parton Making Change Possible Do you want to become a better leader, build stronger communications, or move your project...
What do you think you see?

What do you think you see?

The least amount of judging we can do, the better off we are. – Michael J. Fox We judge It’s human nature – indeed many studies suggest judging one’s surroundings, including the people with whom we’re interacting, is essential for survival and is a highly-developed...