The Impact of Bad Behavior on a Team. The old adage goes “one bad apple spoils the barrel.” In our line of work, we see the best and worst of business and human behavior. Recently, I was working with a company that reminded me of the old bad apple adage and got me wondering – … Continue reading Does One Bad Apple Spoil the Team?
Four Leadership Qualities from History’s Great Figures. Great moments in history occur when the seemingly impossible becomes reality. In 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. stood “in the symbolic shadow” of Lincoln and delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech. In 2013 and a mere 1.9 miles away, President Barack Obama was sworn in as the President … Continue reading What History Teaches Today’s Leaders
How Business and Life Work in Mysterious Ways. Lessons in business are everywhere. This week, I found them on my iPod. As I’ve shared before, I am a huge fan of U2. I adore the band’s music, creativity and social activism. I never realized that their songs are also lessons in business and life for … Continue reading What I Learned about Business from U2