I believe an organization’s culture starts at the top. As we’ve seen from companies like Uber, trouble starts when the top leaders are a bit smarmy. Luckily, I tend not to believe that’s the norm across the board. What I do believe is that many C-suite leaders start off with good intentions, yet somewhere along […]

One of the best things about writing a blog for as long as I’ve been writing one is that I have lots of stories that I get to rehash, either because I’ve forgotten I’ve already talked about it or it’s in an old article that I know no one’s probably ever going to read unless […]

I don’t usually have a new blog post on Saturdays but today is an anniversary. It’s the 16th anniversary of my officially filing for a business license. I like milestone posts because it gives me a chance to look back over the past year to see how things have gone, and also to reflect on […]

When I was eight years old, I asked my dad if I could have a new bicycle. We’d gone to the gas station, and there was this new style of bike, at least new at the time, called a banana seat bike. No one else had one, and I wanted to be the first to […]

This post is an excerpt from my book Leadership Is/Isn’t Easy. I’m confident in sharing this article, not necessarily because I think it’s good (which I do) but because this is the first of two parts, the second of which you’ll only find out about if you buy the book. Sales can be sneaky sometimes. […]