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.…

The Business Case for Giving Thanks

My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. It’s the one day of the year where I am able to slow down. Other occasions provide an opportunity to…

The Problems with Emotional Intelligence: It’s a Jungle [Book] Out There

Since the mid-1990s, the idea of emotional intelligence has been forced upon us as the quintessential trait for more effective leadership, enriched relationships, and generally…

Moral Outrage in an Election Cycle: Why You Need to Yell Louder

During speaking engagements, I’m being asked more and more about the individuals running for President of the United States. This is not surprising since 1)…