Career Potential: Are You Getting a “Thumbs Up” or “Thumbs Down”?

When we are introduced to new co-workers, we typically don’t receive copies of their resumes along with the nice-to-meet-you handshakes. We might sit through an hour-long meeting with the new guy on the team and not have any idea about his experience, accomplishments or degrees. But chances are, at the end of that hour, we’ve [...]

Who’s on Patrol in Your Office…The Regulation Expert or the Innovation Killer?

Most elementary schools select a group of upper-grade students to participate as part of the Safety Patrol. These kids get to wear special vests and are charged with making sure the smaller kids get safely across the street near the school. They can quote all the traffic regulations verbatim and are shocked when some hooligan [...]

Pace & Productivity: When Faster and More Isn’t Always Better

What's your personal workday pace and productivity? Maybe it's slow and steady or blazingly fast. For you, it's normal. And what's your capacity to learn, retain and interpret data? Would you consider it average? Or do some people think you have a photographic memory? Perhaps the bigger question is: what's normal for your team? Especially [...]