5 Ways to Derail Your Career & 2 Questions to Keep it on Track (review)

This review was first published in the Jan. 29 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. The Right and Wrong Stuff: How Brilliant Careers are Made and Unmade By Carter Cast Public Affairs $36.50 A lousy annual performance review is a gift that few of us will ever get in our careers. Most of us work forContinue reading “5 Ways to Derail Your Career & 2 Questions to Keep it on Track (review)”

Review: Impromptu – Leading in the Moment by Judith Humphrey

This review ran in the Jan. 15 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. Impromptu: Leading in the Moment By Judith Humphrey Wiley $36 Something remarkable happened at work. We went to a town hall meeting and a conversation broke out. Here’s how it happened. Senior leaders stepped out from behind the lectern, left the stage andContinue reading “Review: Impromptu – Leading in the Moment by Judith Humphrey”

Five great ideas to carry over into your business or organization in 2018

Drawing from some of the best business books I read and reviewed last year for the Hamilton Spectator, here are five great ideas  to carry over into 2018. Add an accountability filter to your 2018 employee engagement survey. Add questions that will let you separate out answers from two very different kinds of employees. PayContinue reading “Five great ideas to carry over into your business or organization in 2018”