The Saintliness of Burly Sinners

Walt Disney started a fire in the entertainment world that continues to burn decades after his death. Perhaps no single figure so dominated American—and indeed, even global—popular culture as Walt Disney did. Each year, millions view a Disney movie, visit…

Sprinkles Are for Winning Leaders

Chip R. Bell, Author, Sprinkles: Creating Awesome Experiences Through Innovative Service Flo has been the highly popular spokesperson for Progressive Insurance for a long time.  Her ad character has delightfully ranged from the whimsical to the wacky; from clever to…

Stop the Conversation

Media mavens and human resource professionals seem to collaborate periodically to establish, the cliché of the day. For a while it was “That being said.” Before that, it was touching base, doing a deep dive, cascading, at the end of…

Keeping the Options Open

After multiple encounters over the past few weeks with several personalities in the corporate world that were on the verge of being out of control, those recent experiences inspired me to create a new series of blog entries over the…

With Great Power Comes….More Work

Many individuals want the prestige of being in Management, yet they lack the understanding that extra work and responsibility is part of the package.  The honest truth is that leaders always have to take on more work than others, and…

Dare to Fail

A few weeks ago I was in Washington DC where I attended the National Small Business Association Washington Presentation. The sessions were focused on small business and you can read about them and the White House briefing at www.nsba.biz . While in…

Beating the “GM Nod”

Lawrence Polsky and Antoine Gerschel, Managing Partners, PeopleNRG.com People resist change. Among 1,300 professionals who responded to our 2012 Global Study, 81% reported they say yes to changes but do nothing. A recent glaring example of this is what has become…