Posts Tagged thrive

Getting Hosed and Smoked at Work

  Somewhere in the wireless galaxy this text series zoomed recently: Coach:  Hey, Bold Leader, we are overdue for a reconnect.  Time in the coming days? Talent: I’m drinking from a fire hose.  Coach:  Such a lovely image.  Over hydrating can be lethal.   Perhaps work has come down to this: long days of drinking [...]

Pre-emergence: Work Now For a Green Tomorrow

 For every time that I plant a seed, He said, “Kill it before it grows….” -    I Shot the Sherriff by Bob Marley   It is spring by the calendar.  Is it spring for our economy?  Your business?  What should we be doing NOW as leaders to ensure our future is green and strong?  This [...]

A Rose is a Rose is a …

  …nub.  Happy February.  I spent nearly a whole chilly day last weekend chiseling my rose bushes down to thorny brown nubs.  No bursts of fabulous color present…just rough, skewed nubs. Fact is, I am a “nubber”.  Roses are not the only things in my path.   I am tough on leaders, too.  Indeed, members of [...]

When Standing is Moving

  Where do you stand?  Don’t look down.  Look up.  Look out.  Way out.  Waaaaayyyy out.  Are you standing in uncharted space, beyond what you know, past what is comfortable, so far out that business-as-usual is not viewable with the naked eye?                 Rare.  Bold.  Authentic.  Yeah, I am talking about you.  You are one [...]

Higher Bars

  ‘Tis the season: strategic planning, goal setting, business planning season.  The time when we stare in the rear view mirror and review the road already traveled this year.  We examine the wake, scan the data, assess our “success”.   What was accomplished?  How well did we execute?  What did we learn? It has been a [...]

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