In June I stepped away from the digital world for thirty days. I did a digital detox where I cut out social media, drastically reduced streaming activities (except music) and filled my time with analog activities. Among other reasons, my digital detox is a big part of why I … [Read more...] about I’m Back From a 30 Day Digital Detox
New leaders have a short amount of time to tell their story. Leaders are brought in under a number of circumstances - sometimes its a simple transition from one job to the next and other times its because something needs to be “fixed.” Regardless the circumstances of your … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Someone Else Tell Your Story
For many of us its goal setting time and that means some of us will get overly ambitious and set close-to-impossible goals for this new year (its possible I have experience in this area). Most of us don’t set these goals because we want to fail. Motivation varies from the … [Read more...] about Save Your Sanity This Year
A few weeks ago I spoke at Disrupt HR Detroit about how to make work suck less. It was 5 minutes, 20 slides and a little nerve wracking but I left exhilarated - I challenged myself, met new people and learned a lot. Did my company pay me to go there? No Did I work on my slides … [Read more...] about Why I Write & Speak Outside of Work
In our last two posts we talked about how organizations play a big role in helping people focus on the important work; the work that moves organizations forward. However, you, as a leader or individual contributor also play a huge role in your ability to do the important work, … [Read more...] about How Do We Get the Important Work Done?