Is Procrastination Bad?

Is Procrastination Bad?

What’s worse than procrastination?  Judging or labeling yourself as one.  It’s not possible to be a ‘procrastinator’.  That would literally translate into you doing nothing.  When you think you are procrastinating try re-framing.  The first thing to realize is that...
Experiences of accountability in the workplace

Experiences of accountability in the workplace

When I was a young manager I had a boss that regularly asked me to do things. And, being the accountable, eager-to-please guy that I was, I would make sure I met my promises. And that I where I started to learn about accountability in the workplace. A few times in a...
The Case for Optimism at Work

The Case for Optimism at Work

What’s so bright about the bright side? Sometimes, uncertainty makes it hard maintain your optimism at work.  What’s so bright about the bright side when all around you is constant change and growing complexity? It’s hard not to think in terms of good or bad...
How to Improve Workplace Listening

How to Improve Workplace Listening

Hearing is easy. Every vertebrate that hasn’t suffered some genetic, developmental or environmental accident have been doing it for hundreds of millions of years. It’s built into our survival system, our alarm system, it’s our way to escape danger and pass on our...