Fail Your Way to Freedom

Failure. I’m actually pretty good at it. As I reflect on my life, there’s a respectable list of stuff I’ve failed at. First marriage ended in divorce (first of the many grandchildren in my family to get divorced). Been broke and deeply in debt several times. Fired from a couple jobs. Failed friends in the… Continue reading Fail Your Way to Freedom

You Need More Weirdos

Many years ago, during my tour of duty in the corporate ranks, I worked for a company that was headed toward real financial trouble if we didn’t make some changes. We were experiencing an “innovate or die” moment for the business. Faced with that dire reality, we reworked nearly every part of the business over the… Continue reading You Need More Weirdos

Finding Yourself Through Failure

Mistakes. I’ve made a few. In fact, I’ve made a whole bunch over the course of my life. Turns out, I’m pretty good at it. I’ve started and failed a couple businesses. My first marriage lasted 20 months before ending in divorce. I totaled my very first car, which my parents had given me for… Continue reading Finding Yourself Through Failure

Is Your Team’s Performance Problem Really a Connection Problem?

Several years ago, while I was on the road traveling, I was moved from one office to another where I worked. I knew the change was happening and was thankful my colleagues were kind enough to move my stuff.  When I got back to my office that next Monday, I had to set about the… Continue reading Is Your Team’s Performance Problem Really a Connection Problem?