Is the best efficiency to create a busy enough schedule to insulate

  Bosses are responsible for managing many things. Including people. People are complex. Each one different. Time consuming? Potentially. Probably. Is the best efficiency to create a busy enough schedule to insulate the leader from the really hard work of making their team feel like rock stars? Next Blog

What’s the number one metric we should be measuring but can’t?

  (photo: There are many proactive ways to influence culture, and stories from the past are critical – Mid Life Celebration’s genesis revolves around a pregnant woman sitting on a chair in a movie scene.) What’s the number one metric we should be measuring but can’t? Culture. Culture is what people think and do without […]

Walt Disney World Main Entrance (and Exit)

  In a few days the annual performance appraisal process is finalized for FY 2014. Very few people feel they are appropriately paid. A widespread phenomenon. Do you feel you are? Exactly. That’s the point. This perpetuates itself because what are we going to do, leave? Pffft. No, of course not. Final answer? Yes, that’s […]

Satisfaction is dangerous

  (photo: yesterday’s ‘office’) Satisfaction is dangerous. Because satisfaction only meets needs. It never exceeds expectations. We like when our expectations are exceeded. Don’t we? Some retire because they can’t wait to quit working. Some retire because they can’t wait to begin on a higher calling. Quite possibly even more work than they’ve ever done […]