It's human nature to want to ease discomfort quickly. As Sigmund Freud famously described, we have the instinctual need to seek pleasure and avoid pain. But leaning into discomfort is where we stretch ourselves, grow as people and achieve greatness. more

Oct 23, 2017 9:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Promotions are not given, they are earned. Look withing yourself to figure out why you are being passed up for promotions and follow these steps. more

Nov 14, 2017 2:09 PM Training & Human Resources

People are filled with all kinds of biases; we are hardwired to have them. We tend to see and feel our own points of view strongly, and we are particularly onesided. We seek information to preserve our opinions and beliefs, causing us to interpret si more

Sep 19, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

In a recent strategic planning session, I stated admirably one of our employees is worth $1 million to our organization because of what he brings to our team and customers on a daily basis. more

Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Candidness is such a rarity today; maybe it always has been. We all say we want it but tend to become defensive when we get it. more

May 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Receiving feedback can be tough at times, but it’s critical to grow personally and professionally. How can you improve if you don’t know what to improve upon? more

Apr 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Falling into the trap of complacency is so easy to do. And it’s no wonder. Humans are homeostatic beings. Just as our bodies work to maintain equilibrium, our brains work to keep our external environment stable, too. more

Mar 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources

Every morning while I am getting ready for work, I think about the day I am going to have. I go through the things I need to get done, the conversations I have to have and the meetings I need to prepare for. more

Feb 1, 2016 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources