The Power of Expectations: Expect (Thor’s) Hammer and Everything Looks like a Nail

Let’s say, just for the sake of argument, that you were born and raised to be a warrior king. All your education, child rearing, and…

Is Your Workplace More Like a Haunted House? Five Benefits of Fear

Growing up, one of my favorite Halloween traditions was to go to haunted houses with my buddy Brian. Every year, he would find the most…

Three Steps Towards Career Advancement: 4th Annual Leadership Lessons from “The Walking Dead”

Can you believe its time for a new season of The Walking Dead? While I’m anxious to find out how our heroes will overcome Negan…

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…