The Three Funniest (and Most Impactful) Commencement Speeches

It’s Commencement Season!  You have friends or family who have achieved one huge goal and and are entering into the next big thing in their lives. Many of them will endure really dull commencement speeches.  Others will hear powerful words they’ll never forget. I wish I could remember who gave the Commencement Speech or what…

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Mindset at Work

Suddenly, the “magic” of “tidying up” has struck a chord with millions. In just four months, 2 million copies of Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up have sold.

One thing is clear – many people long to do something that seems simple – de-clutter, get organized, and enjoy transformation.

It resonates because all of us know we have a constant need to de-clutter our external spaces.

But I believe that our internal spaces must be given the same level of respect and diligent attention as the external spaces. These include our perspectives, attitudes and personal direction at work and in our careers.

20 Questions You Should Ask to Move Your Career to the Next Level

Questions are the secret sauce that leads to big and small successes. Over the years, I’ve led, advised, and mentored hundreds of people.  Most of the time, people want to know how to wrestle with a challenge or perplexing problem at work.  Often, they are in a hurry. That is how I spent a great…