How to avoid being a bad role model

How to avoid being a bad role model

“How do you manage your packed schedule?” asked a magazine writer. “The truth is I multi-task, and I don’t require much sleep,” the beverage industry leader responded. Leaders who brag that they multi-task, get little sleep, and practice other bad habits, such as...
How to be compassionate to team members’ brains

How to be compassionate to team members’ brains

Hyper-charged workplaces are the antithesis of a brain-friendly environment for introverts and, frankly, any humans. Rather than try to cope, which sub-optimizes your performance, be compassionate to everyone’s brain and make changes. My Forbes article, How to...
How to help #OKBoomers be empathetic and show respect

How to help #OKBoomers be empathetic and show respect

#OKBoomer as a recent trending topic grabbed my attention on two levels. If you’re not paying attention to this burn, you should. It’s relevant to society today, including the workplace. From my perspective, the phrase “OK Boomer” made me, a native Oklahoman, first...
How to decide if business books are good for you

How to decide if business books are good for you

What’s your point of view on business books? Several individuals I’ve been talking recently have volunteered that they don’t like to read business books. Yes, I like reading business books provided I admire the author, the topic sounds interesting, or someone I...