The Answer To “When Will Things Go Back To Normal?”

When will things go back to normal? A lot of people in the business community are asking this question. They seem to grasp there was a pre-pandemic period and now we’re in the post-pandemic period. But more often than not, they seem to conclude there’s a point in time when things will be “normal” - … Continue reading The Answer To “When Will Things Go Back To Normal?”

Podcast Of The Week: How To Drive Short-Term Revenue NOW

Times are hard and perhaps getting harder. Summer is supposed to be about driving to the beach, and between gas prices, the collapse of globalization, and wondering if we can take time away from work ever, it’s stressful.  Take solace in the actionable. I’m still going to the beach in August. But I’m also still … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: How To Drive Short-Term Revenue NOW

John Nash On Leadership (And Doing What’s Best)

Culture 101, via mathematician and game theorist John Nash, The best for the group comes when everyone in the group does what’s best for himself AND the group. That “AND” means a lot.  You can learn a ton about what is going on within any group by looking for the AND or any other more … Continue reading John Nash On Leadership (And Doing What’s Best)

Military Spouses On Saying “Goodbye”

We can’t help create change without developing a deep appreciation for the psychology of change. An example - Military spouses get more practice saying goodbye (in more ways than one) than most of us can ever dream of.  Joy Lere Psy.D. captured, beautifully, what it means to say goodbye, what it means to change, and … Continue reading Military Spouses On Saying “Goodbye”

Status Symbols Don’t Work “UP”

Status symbols (titles, watches, cars, etc.) work to signal people “below you” in status. To the status-seeking person, these are the talismans of displaying achieved happiness.  But those same status symbols don’t work “up.”  The CEO is still patting the Vice President on the back and telling him, “Good job.” Who does the CEO want … Continue reading Status Symbols Don’t Work “UP”