Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mandatory Corporate Fun

I was asked, “Some employees resent ‘forced fun’ outings. Is there a better way to help team members connect? What are some examples of innovative ideas for teams to connect?” If you really want your team members to connect, there

Posted in Articles Tagged with: ,

On Lying to the Boss

I was recently asked, how much do people lie to their bosses, and what can be done about it? I covered some of this in “Why the Boss is Always Wrong.” I’m a coach to CEOs, and the CEO of

Posted in Articles Tagged with: ,

Write a Perfect Thank-You Note, Again

One of my most popular articles is “Three Steps to Writing a Perfect Thank You Note“. If you already write thank-you notes regularly, it’s a great reminder of the basics. For the rest of us who don’t, it provides a

Posted in Articles Tagged with: , , ,

Why the Boss is Always Wrong

“Are you ready to be a transference object?” Fred hesitated.  The coffee shop seemed to become dead silent. One week earlier, Fred had been offered a dream job, as part time CEO of a startup, working for a proven star

Posted in Articles Tagged with: , , ,