Seeking Knowledge: What to read in 2018

By |January 16th, 2018|Personal Effectiveness, Productivity|

In late 2017, I asked clients and some of my friends for their most-loved book of the year. Here are a few of the popular ones. Enjoy.

Stop, Pause, Accelerate

By |December 1st, 2016|Leadership, Personal Effectiveness, Productivity|

“An unexamined life is not worth living.” – Socrates, Greek philosopher in Athens (469 BC - 399 BC) Over the past two weeks, I spent several hours with over 25 successful senior leaders. I was leading their annual retreats – structured meetings at which we combine business topics and discussion with social time. All participants [...]

10 Ways to Create a More Inclusive Environment for Women in Construction

By |March 29th, 2016|Operational Excellence, Productivity|

This article is by Emily Peiffer. Find the original article HERE. Construction has a women problem: Females represent only 9% of the industry, but 47% of the total U.S. workforce. Experts have pointed to a lack of female role models and harassment concerns as two of the most significant barriers to stronger representation of women in the [...]

The Demise of Change Management

By |July 13th, 2015|Leadership, Productivity, Team Effectiveness|

We’ve tried change management and it doesn’t work. Weary executives have collectively committed millions of dollars to change management programs, tools, workshops, and employee certification. The result has been a resoundingly hollow thud. In most organizations, adoption of new ERP systems, desired cultural changes or improved processes in operations, production, or accounting are slower than [...]