Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Should You Give People a Second Chance?

People talk about second chances in various ways.  They say: “if I knew then what I know now.”  “If I had an opportunity to do things over.”  “Please give me a second chance.”  “Can we start over?”  The list goes on.  Most people actually believe they learn from their mistakes.  However, when you look closely, you see

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

What Happens When We Disagree?

Disagreement is part of the human paradigm.  The human paradigm is like nature.  In nature, there are plants that sustain life and there are plants that destroy life for humans.  If you have not been trained to eat healthy plants in nature, you can easily eat a plant that will poison you.  And there are plants that can help and hurt your body, depending on the amount administered.  Principally speaking, the same happens with relationships from elements in the human paradigm.

For example, disagreement is thought to be

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Does the Board of Directors Affect Corporate Culture?

What is the role of the board of directors?  Some say it is to protect the shareholders’ value.  In other words, they are there to ensure the money of investors continues to grow.  Others say the board is there to oversee the CEO and make sure he or she constantly and profitably grows the business.  Perhaps the board is there to ensure all

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Is Coaching Worth the Investment?

In a world where time is money, managers need people who can take action immediately.  They search for employees who already have the skills, competency and capability to work with little supervision.  Combined with ever changing businesses and technology, companies claim there is no time to train and coach people effectively.  Instead they chant do it now!   

However, the idea of do it faster, smarter, and better is in

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

How Prepared Is Your Board for Cyberspace?

In the wake of the recent Equifax debacle, boards of directors are rethinking their cyber security readiness.  Equifax was warned about the weaknesses in their cyber security and did nothing.  When they did discover it was breached, they waited months to inform the public.  As time went on, it appeared they were focused on covering their butts.  The result is 143 million people have had