Monthly Archives: March 2012

Face Time Builds Trust & Teamwork

Last week my organization conducted our annual all-company meeting, and for the first time in a few years, we were able to have a face to face gathering. Prior to the all-company meeting, I held a team-building event for my … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Connectedness, Culture, Relationships, Teamwork, Trust | 13 Comments

Are You Suffering from FOMO? Five Steps to Restore Margin in Your Life

I was feeling stressed and overloaded last week. I had too many important things to do and the lack of margin (time & space) in my life was causing tension and anxiety. There was the training class I was observing … Continue reading

Posted in Balance, Responsibility, Stress | 12 Comments

People Have the Right to Remain Stupid – Three Principles for Over-Controlling Leaders

I would like to propose a workplace version of the Miranda Warning. You’re probably familiar with it, but if not, it’s the warning given by police officers in the United States to criminal suspects before they take them into custody … Continue reading

Posted in Decision-Making, Leadership, Responsibility | 8 Comments

The Language of Trust Begins with the ABCD’s

I remember teaching my children their “ABC’s” by singing the Alphabet Song. As you read this I’m sure the tune automatically starts playing in your mind and you’re tempted to sing it out loud (it’s ok, go ahead…no one’s watching). … Continue reading

Posted in ABCD Trust Model, Ability, Beliveability, Connectedness, Dependability, Leadership, Trust | 3 Comments