From Survive to Thrive: How to Align People on Success

When companies want to grow, differentiate, or compete effectively, they don’t take baby steps. They transform. If your involved in a transformation initiatives, your success will be directly correlated to how well you engage people. Without having everyone pulling in the same direction, your chances of reaching your goals are minuscule at best. You need
  • by jskipper
  • Sep 20, 2018

Join the Lamborghini Club: Career Trajectory is Governed by the Company You Keep

  “Before you start, let me remind you that you are expected to obey the rules of the road.’ And with that final word from the organizer of Royal Rally – a travelling scavenger hunt that would cover 750km in a single day – we were off. As fifty supercars, tuners and a monster truck
  • by jskipper
  • Sep 18, 2018

The Secret Skill that Separates Leaders From Managers

Dawn has some fantastic ideas. She is the regional GM for an IT services company, having fast-tracked from a tech role in just four years. She figures she can add another $2M to the company’s bottom line if they add two service options that clients keep asking for. Sounds like a no-brainer, doesn’t it? But
  • by jskipper
  • Sep 05, 2018

Simon Sinek says Millennials are Victims: 7 Secrets to Parent your Staff to Success

Have you noticed that the work ethic is woefully absent in many people? Kids have learned that success is measured in likes, comments and emojis rather than discipline and hard work. I caught a snippet of a Simon Sinek talk explaining why Millenials are perceived as lazy, unfocused, and go to work feeling entitled: Poor parenting. Parents have pressured schools
  • by jskipper
  • Aug 20, 2018

Google, Amazon & Microsoft Screwed Up on Values. 4 Steps to Avoid Mutiny

When over 3000 Google employees petitioned the company to ditch a contract with the Pentagon, the power structure of our organizations changed forever. In a tight labor market employees have choice about who and what causes they will work for. Organizations are under immense social pressure: Google: We will not work to produce militarized technology.
  • by jskipper
  • Aug 06, 2018