Do you look forward to your annual review with your manager? If you are like me, the answer will probably be a resounding NO. Receiving feedback can be scary. Feedback can come from a variety of sources, such as a manager, coach, family member, or friend. It can be tough to hear about deficiencies. […]
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As a leader do you go into work everyday looking to catch people doing the right thing, or are you more focused on dealing with issues and problems? I don’t believe people come into work each day to figure out what they can screw up. No, they come in to do great work, and advance […]
I have been doing some informal surveys with readers about the effectiveness of my blogs. I constantly want to be sure that I am providing value, and am looking to improve the content and the conversation around the information provided. A consistent feedback theme has been – “Mark, please come down from the 50,000 foot […]
And the Buzzword of the week is…. “Tribes”, no that was last week. “Communities”, or is it “Cohorts”? Oh who am I kidding I love sports and I’m writing the blog so I’m going with “Teams”. Whatever you want to call it they are one in the same in my mind. A group of like-minded individuals […]
Thanks so much for all the heartfelt notes, messages, and acts of kindness that I received in the last week upon my Dad’s passing. It really meant a lot to me, and I am extremely thankful for the many fabulous friends and work associates that I am blessed with. A very key aspect of being […]
My family and I walked in the “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” in Madison, WI this weekend. All the money raised at these walks throughout the United States is going to research to try to find a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease. I would like to say a special thank you to all of those who so […]