The Irony of No

Negativity keeps us stuck and impacts the quality of our lives. Negativity costs companies billions of dollars. Negativity can sometimes be disguised as objectivity. “No” can be a negative word depending on its delivery, context, and the sensitivity level of the...

Pivot and “AND”

If we have hope, are grateful, and believe, then we inspire and move each other forward in a positive way. Many leaders are inspiring me by how they are stepping up to the challenges of Covid-19 and pivoting. My hope is that an improved culture will rise out of this...

Six Virtual Team Best Practices

“They don’t get it!” is a cry of frustration too often heard from managers of ineffective virtual teams. What they don’t get is what is expected to be delivered, or when it was due, or the ballooning costs. That lack of urgency and drive to get things done—something...