May 15, 2020
We’re living in unprecedented times. With non-essential businesses closed and many people working from home, the world of work looks very different than it did three months ago.
The demands on folks working from home are extensive. Besides experiencing anxiety about the well-being of their family, friends, and...
Apr 13, 2020
New data coming out of Wuhan is showing that Covid-19 may be far deadlier than originally thought. Moreover, none of us knows what our economy will look like after the virus has run its course (or, more optimistically, after a vaccine is implemented.)
The big, glaring takeaway? As leaders, we can no longer arrange our...
Mar 17, 2020
Does your work culture amp up stress – or does it purge stress?
Stress is an emotion that’s created by limbo. If team members don’t know answers to questions like, “What should I do?” or “What if x, y, or z happens?“, they experience greater stress. Greater stress means they can’t act. They can’t move...
Jan 16, 2020
What is your company’s servant purpose – its present day “reason for being”?
Most companies do not go to the length required to formalize their servant purpose and then communicate frequently to team members how their work contributes to that higher purpose.
Recent research from Gallup notes that only 4 in 10 US...
Dec 15, 2019
To what degree does your organization demonstrate service to others?
As part of my consulting work with senior leadership teams, I help them define their company’s servant purpose - a concise statement of what their company does, for whom, and “to what end.”
The “to what end” piece is critical because it...