Dear leader: now’s a good time to dial down rather than ratchet up the anxiety levels at work (review of Anxiety at Work)

I worked for a leader who kept count of all the people he’d fired over the years. It was a big number. And he’d say it out loud in front of employees. Why he said it was a mystery. Were we supposed to be impressed? Intimidated? Grateful to still have a job? It left meContinue reading “Dear leader: now’s a good time to dial down rather than ratchet up the anxiety levels at work (review of Anxiety at Work)”

Review: What Motivates Me – Put Your Passions to Work by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

This review first ran in the Nov. 24 edition of The Hamilton Spectator. What Motivates Me: Put Your Passions to Work By Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton The CultureWorks Press $30.50 The results of my motivators assessment won’t surprise anyone who’s had the pleasure of my company. According to the assessment, I dislike bureaucracy andContinue reading “Review: What Motivates Me – Put Your Passions to Work by Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton”