Engagement is a Choice

A 2011 study found that engagement levels increase as you climb the corporate ladder. But the WHY might surprise you. Learn from a man I met recently in Arkansas…

Candy Crush Saga & Real World Lessons

Let me make you feel a little better about your addiction to Candy Crush Saga by pointing out some positive life lessons the game can teach us. Whether at work, at home, or in a highly addictive game, know these 5 truths…

It’s Not Your Nightmare…

Last night I dreamed that my brother, Mike, was PIGGING OUT on French fries. I mean he was shoveling them in his mouth like he expected to win a contest. But here’s the thing–the thing that makes sense only in a dream or under the influence of hallucinogens: my brother ate…BUT I GOT FAT! And…

Whose Life Is This, Anyway?

Are you a renter in parts of your life? Do you keep waiting for a genie to pop out of a bottle to sort out your life? Have you told yourself that there’s still time to make a change or a mid-course adjustment, but you haven’t put forth the effort to own a solution? Life’s…

Are You The Best “Boss” Ever?*

Unless you are a trust-fund baby living off a huge inheritance, you have a boss. Even corporate titans and business owners have bosses in the way of shareholders and customers. So wouldn’t it be great if everyone who worked for a living had a boss who was results-oriented while also being caring, compassionate and, well,…