You can’t buy your way out of a problem you behaved your way into…

The quick-fix. We are all guilty of searching for it. We don’t want to do THE WORK we just want “IT” to change – magically. After which we will sail or ride into the sunset. Newsflash: There are no quick tips, how-to techniques or “you can bet your life on it” tactics that will magicallyContinue reading “You can’t buy your way out of a problem you behaved your way into…”

If you Owned the Company, would you want “you” Working for You?

As we near the end of year, this is a great question to contemplate; a wonderful way to step back and assess your own performance. I recently read about a young woman who was asked “How would you like to be remembered? What would you want to be known for?” As she contemplated those questionsContinue reading “If you Owned the Company, would you want “you” Working for You?”

Take Responsibility. Teach Responsibility

Teachers are getting such a bad rap these days. Not just in Trinidad and Tobago but in North America as well. The entire education system is under scrutiny with many weighing in as to what should and should not be done. I’ve never liked making assumptions or generalizations. I don’t know any horrible teachers norContinue reading “Take Responsibility. Teach Responsibility”

Thriving On Chaos – The New Normal

In 1987 Tom Peters, bestselling author of ‘In Search of Excellence’ published ‘Thriving on Chaos – Handbook for a Management Revolution’. This was the state of the US economy then: In 1986 138 banks failed, the largest number in one year since the Great Depression The national saving rate, long the lowest in the industrialContinue reading “Thriving On Chaos – The New Normal”