Ready, Aim – Reinvent

September 17, 2017 3
Life happens, and then you’re 50. Really it happens well before then. We wake up one morning and find ourselves married. We wake up the next morning and find three kids in the bed…

Your Life Strategy in a Developmental Culture

June 27, 2017 0
Someone asked me last week why I write more on organizational culture than on life strategy. These are interdependent, but not exclusive. You can have a life strategy that does not fit inside an…

When the Water is Rough, Paddle Harder

June 14, 2017 0
You are going through a transition – job change, starting a business, planning your next move – and you hit rough waters. We’re planning a rafting trip next week and this photo from our…

There is a difference: job, vocation, career, hobby

June 8, 2017 3
  If you are in transition, you are likely struggling with the difference between intangible concepts like vocation and career. Giving full credit to Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Magic Lessons which you must read…

From Recovery to Reinvention

June 6, 2017 0
Job loss is no different than any other loss. You will go through the full spectrum of emotions in the grief cycle. It’s important to expect that so you can be prepared. In Nick…

Culture as Strategy = People as Strategy

June 5, 2017 0
A lot of companies can’t see the forest for the trees. You’ve heard Peter Drucker say, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Yet we live in a world where we apply quantitative values to our…