Archive for January, 2010

Embrace The Uncertainty

Monday, January 25th, 2010

These uncertain economic times are enough to make you want to pull the covers over your head and pull a Rip Van Winkle. Slow growth and continued job loss characterize a “new normal” that has so many people on edge waiting for the next shoe to drop. Or kick them in the behind, to be more metaphorically correct. (more…)

A Lesson In Listening

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

There is only one conclusion that can be drawn from the Democrats stunning defeat in Massachusetts. People demand to be heard. If a near 50 year Senate seat held by a leading liberal, Ted Kennedy, in a leading liberal state can fall to a little known conservative state senator, we should all sit up and take notice. (more…)

Work Relationships Take Work

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Relationships at work would not be so bad if it wasn’t for the people. Well, maybe not bad. Frustrating is more like it. (more…)

Leading In A New Decade

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

As we enter into a new decade, despite a bit of a hangover from that last dreadful one, we enter into a realm of limitless possibilities. Our economy is on a slow and steady rebound. We seem to have increased our collective wisdom a tad regarding fiduciary responsibility. Though jobs are still scarce, a large pool of talented and tech savvy young people are ready to unleash their collective talents in search of the next break-through idea.

Now if we can only lead them. (more…)