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…

Workplace Initiations: Six Ways to Build a More Loyal Team

I was meeting with a few colleagues last week discussing our companys’ onboarding practices. It was interesting to hear how they welcomed newcomers. Most had…

Trust is a One-Way Street: Why It Matters, How It’s Declining, and What Leaders Can Do About It

Leadership is built on one core concept—trust. Without it, you can forgo every other attribute espoused by management experts. Confidence without trust is an egomaniac.…