success

Leaders help their teams to do less so they can accomplish more

I admit it, I rarely enjoy the checkout experience at the grocery store despite the fact that I’ve met some funny, kind, and engaging people while waiting in line.  It’s the bagging of my purchases that makes my blood pressure rise.  Part of me thinks that there is an unofficial contest between cashiers to see who can get the most products in the smallest number of bags.  My cashier may win, but I always seem to lose, as I struggle to move the bulging bags even a few feet.

CONTINUE READING

One of my favorite times during the year is when high school seniors around the world apply to College. I’m an alumni interviewer for my university, and I’m always humbled and inspired by the applicants I have the privilege to interview. 

CONTINUE READING

They did what they were paid to do. Every week, the team parked at our curb, unloaded the mowers and mowed the lawn. Funny, nobody thought it was a problem that most of the lawn was dead. If they didn’t show up for a year, it would still just be dirt. 

CONTINUE READING