The Relief Pitcher

The Relief Pitcher

A NEW FRIEND I met in my networking, Benjamin, suggested that being in transition between jobs is like being a “relief pitcher” in baseball. If you don’t know much about relief pitchers, let me tell you about them. Relief pitchers don’t start the game, they sit away...
When you are away?

When you are away?

Leadership is about developing your team to be the best they can be. It’s easier when you are present, because you can help them by answering their questions, you can help them when they are making decisions. But what happens when you’re away? This is the greatest...
Embrace the Opportunity!

Embrace the Opportunity!

I REMEMBER A DEVOTION a coworker used once in a meeting; it started with a story about monkeys and golf. As I remember it, when the British colonized India, they built a golf course for recreation. As the story went, there was a unique challenge to playing the course....
A mistake!

A mistake!

Dewayne is not happy with Brianna; they see things differently. He’s frustrated working with her, and she’s frustrated working with him. Dewayne goes to their supervisor, Sean, and spends ten minutes complaining about Brianna; she won’t listen, she’s stubborn and on...