Is the Grass Greener? The Case Against Job Hopping with the Good Place Effect

After a bad week at work, have you ever daydreamed about the good place—that utopian environment where the boss hails your brilliance, peers worship your…

Understanding the Heartbreaker: Three Ways to Battle Loneliness in the Workplace with Tom Petty

On my Mount Rushmore of musicians, Tom Petty is a premiere figure. Besides his incredible catalogue spanning almost fifty years (this includes his first band…

The Science of Smiling with Larry David

I am so relieved that a new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm has begun. There is something about watching Larry David that feels like an…

How to Alert and Prepare Your Team for Threats: Lessons from Weather Channel Correspondents

We all experience organization-wide emergencies; those times when a threat is looming and we need all hand on deck to confront, avoid, or mitigate its…

How Leaders Can (and Should) Become Peacemakers with Patton Oswalt

Leaders play many roles. In just a day they can be a problem solver, a project manager, a strategist, a teacher, and even a disciplinarian.…