The ‘key stakeholders’ problem at work

Key Stakeholders

That’s a lot of posteriors to pucker. Continue Reading


Work problems: Achievement vs. fulfillment

Work Problems

Life isn’t black and white, and how we evaluate work can’t be either. Continue Reading


Why your decision-making process is skewed

Decision-making process

Most companies (and individual senior leaders) have terrible decision-making processes in place. They often focus short-term, chase shiny pennies, and a host of other things. Why is this? How can it get better? Continue Reading


‘Best boss’ discussions are often total garbage

Best Boss

If you do a simple Google search for ‘best boss’ or ‘how to be the best boss,’ there are millions and millions of results. The dirty little secret? They’re mostly all garbage. Continue Reading


Employee engagement ideas: Cut the BS

Employee engagement ideas

Saying that your company has a “purpose-driven mission alignment around core values and employee experience” is BS and fluff. It means nothing to a rank-and-file worker, and it hurts employee engagement. So let’s cut the crap. Continue Reading


End the deification of the workaholic


The workaholic culture will never end, and especially among males — but we can at least reduce the ways we deify it and treat it as vain-glorious, no? Continue Reading


The death of middle management

Middle management

Middle management has been a punchline for decades now, and is often thought of the place with enough process to choke a farm of horses. Is the Knowledge Economy finally going to kill it? Continue Reading

Organizational Change: Avoid ‘The Spreadsheet Mentality’

Organizational Change and The Spreadsheet Mentality

The Spreadsheet Mentality is a business concept born from “what’s measured is what matters.” And it absolutely murders productivity and efforts at organizational change, even though executives tend to deify it. Continue Reading