I’m Good Enough, I’m Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me!

“Daily Affirmation with Stuart Smalley” is one of the reasons I continued to watch SNL in the 90’s.  Al Franken invented and acted out Stuart in a way that made… Get the Rest

New Technology? Don’t Forget The Humans.

Coming to you live (sort of live), from the Globoforce WorkHuman Conference in Orlando, Florida, where a few of your pals from FOT (and a bunch of other

Jon Snow Is Officially Tired of Everyone’s #### – FOT Webinar Preview

"Let me give you some counsel, bastard," Lannister said. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your strength. Then it can never

What Is It That A Leader DOES?

The other day, a coaching client asked me a question that I was shocked to realize I didn’t have a ready-made answer to. Asking around and conducting some

WORK DREAMS: Teaching Mick Jagger to Eurostep…

How many of you have dreams about work? Of course you dream about work. How could you not? You work more than you sleep. I guess the key question

WEBINAR – RAISING DRAGONS: What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Performance Coaching and Building Teams

"Winter is Coming.” "You Win or You Die.” "You Know Nothing, Jon Snow." If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know these quotes as parts of iconic conversations from your

Is Your Feedback an April Fools’ Joke?

April Fools' Day is a fun tradition of fooling others into believing something that isn’t true. It’s mostly harmless and in good fun. It’s less harmless when this

Employee Engagement and 6-Second Abs

We (my family - not sure if I was part of the discussion) have been trying to get back (back?) in shape. So we started making the changes necessary

Clock In, Check Out

"Presenteeism costing employers 11 weeks per worker." That's the article heading that leapt off the page when I received my HR Daily update. ("Presenteeism..." you know it's a relatively

PREACH IT: March Madness Means Half Your Employees Are Back to Mailing It In…

It's mid-March in the United States. That means the following things: - Some of your employees are about to get absolutely hammered this Thursday on St. Patrick's Day. Green dye