Triangulation

Triangulation

A Regional Vice President (VP) called me, the Organizational VP of Human Resources, based on what he heard from a community executive. She told him she was not pleased about what she had been told by one of her leaders, about what the local Human Resources Director...
Developing Leaders

Developing Leaders

Randy being present in a development class we offered was not unusual. He had started in the organization many years ago and worked his way slowly up within his division. Unlike many managers, he took advantage of the opportunities to increase his knowledge. The topic...
Your Rudder

Your Rudder

As a parent, we avoid using “four letter words” around our children or grandchildren, you know, those words that aren’t nice words. Throughout my career, I’ve been surprised that for many organizations and individuals, the word “PLAN” seems to be one of those words...
Dismissive

Dismissive

Bob was excited telling Don about a new program for young boys. The goal was to affirm them as young men, their heritage, their importance, and their self-worth. Don didn’t get it, he had a perplexed look on his face, and then said, “Haven’t they got it figured out...