(image from Logan’s Run, MGM) .  . It’s the nature of things. When I was young and brash and just beginning work I knew everything. I battled the old ways of my elder bosses. Technology was my weapon of…

  Most of our lives have been ruled by “no.” In school – and later at work – we’re told “No, don’t do it that way. Do it this way” Some business ‘experts’ suggest that we’d be better served if…

  Meetings aren’t broken. Training isn’t broken. Recruitment isn’t broken. Leadership is broken. It is broken if the boss approves budgets for ineffective training. It’s broken if the boss schedules, attends, or tolerates useless meetings. It’s broken if recruitment doesn’t attract the best candidates. Perhaps the boss is too busy…

  One way to stay in control is to realize that you won’t. Yes, you can demand compliance. Yes, you can enforce policy. But believing that you can affect how people behave or how they feel – for any period of time – is…