Heard About Tall Poppy Syndrome?

Tall Poppy Syndrome (TPS) is a term commonly used in Australia. It refers to the expectation that poppies should grow together. If one grows too tall, it gets cut down to size immediately. In real life, what happens is humans are terrified to be seen or identified as a ‘Tall Poppy.’ So they overdo it

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Who was Your BESTEST Boss?

Who was your bestest boss? I am talking about the person you reported to for whom you would do anything. The one you took your best ideas to, the one for whom you did your best work. The one you trusted to have your back, to understand you. They always had time to show you

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A Plan, A Goal, A Vision, A Why. What???

As a business owner, you are bombarded with aggressive, strong and ‘manly’ messages. You have heard all of them. “You gotta have a Plan.” “Push to your Goal.” “Stay focussed on your Vision.” Articulate your Why.” Honestly, it’s enough to make your head spin, isn’t it? I’d like to tell you why most of this

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Your Life: Endless Possiblities Especially NOW

Have you noticed how the near limitless swirl of excuses and hand wringing has ramped up to an excruciatingly high level? Such a sad state of affairs about our collective life!  Doesn’t it feel like almost everyone has a bone to pick with someone — about something? (This is so bad, OMG, he’s so terrible,

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Suffering from Exhaustion? Take A Break! NOW!!!

Have you noticed your exhaustion levels these days? The other day I was chatting about a potential client and how to improve her bottom line. The lady plays in the luxury space, and pre-COVID she did everything in person. We were tossing around ideas to help her do a better job in the online space.

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2FA: Random Tech Stuff Part 3

The world of tech is quite bizarre. Even to a techie. Definitely to a non-techie. As a resident Luddite (non-techie), this is Part 3 of sharing IT things I just happened to stumble upon. 2FA One of my more negative character traits is impatience. While I cheerfully admit to having more patience than I used

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Create the Right Environment

Let’s talk about Power for a minute. We all love it, and the truth is we have way less than our team members and our families think we have, right? Let me share something I personally had never thought about and I bet you likely haven’t either. Y’know the famous Mayo clinic? It’s the number

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You Call Your People WHAT????

Today you are going to think I am on a rant. I am not, actually. I will start with a very provocative statement, toss out some facts, share a story and then rest my case. But it might seem like a bit of a rant. Be warned, okay? Here goes. Y’know how we all have

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Changing & Transforming Today

Change and transformation are what will drive 2021.  Leaders and business owners have a ton of different realities to deal with, to cope with and to drive forward.  9 to 5 as we knew it is gone. We will never return to the industrial age ways of doing. Many positions, jobs, products, and services are

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A Few Thoughts About Leadership

The world of business leadership has changed over the last few years, hasn’t it? Suddenly we all want empathetic, caring and concerned managers and leaders. Who put ‘we the people’ ahead of the pursuit of profit. We want to work with organizations that have a big dream to save the planet, fix climate change, do

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