Why Your Organization Needs an Effective Operating System

In the 1950’s comedians, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello did a routine “Who’s on First,” this satire on bad communication is built around a baseball team’s infielders with names like “Who” the first baseman, “What” the second baseman and “I don’t Know” on third base. The script is well written, so the conversation becomes more …

Why It’s Better to Win and Lose Together

“Teamwork divides the tasks and multiplies the success” – Author Unknown Super Bowl LIII though thought by many to be less than exciting was, in fact, a textbook demonstration of teamwork. The New England Patriots didn’t win an unprecedented sixth championship on talent alone. The Patriots organization is powered by good players being led by …

Sow The Good Seeds God Sows in You

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that. But really great people make you feel that you, too, can become great.” - Mark Twain  I believe Mark Twain to be correct, great people make great contributions to society. Great people do great things for people because they see …

Why Life is Healthier With Boundaries

“We cannot set a boundary and simultaneously take care of another person’s feelings.” – Melody Beattie We all have friends who we feel tend to invade our personal space on occasion, and I’m sure we all know people we like and struggle with their being intrusive at times and yet, we say nothing. When we …