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Can Work Be Civilized?

On November 14, 2017 in Reflection

Lessons from our newly-established book club at work: Can ridding the workplace of bullies make for a more civilized environment overall? Our latest book suggests just that.


What Are You Doing When No One is Looking?

On October 24, 2017 in Reflection

Growing up, there are big milestones making your way to adulthood, how you respond to them speaks to the adult you’ll become. Similarly, your career will be marked with lessons. How you handle new responsibility and accountability show the kind of businessperson you grew up to be.


Find Meaning in Life – All Parts of Life

On August 22, 2017 in Reflection

Important changes in my life during the past week have made me reflect on how important it is to find meaning in our lives – both in our personal lives and at work. Can we as leaders help support a deeper life purpose for our employees?


These 5 Questions Could Keep You Relevant

On April 4, 2017 in Reflection

Recently, one of the boards I’m on asked all of its members for their “personal reflection” on the last year. The 5-question exercise, which I’ll share with you, reminded me of this hard truth: the second we stop asking questions, we risk becoming irrelevant.