Musk's New Strategy - Boom or Bust? Nov 18, 2022

A commentary on Musk’s recent ultimatum to Twitter employees.

Have you seen or heard about the ultimatum Elon Musk made to all Twitter employees? He wrote an email and required all employees to commit to the new culture of twitter or leave with three months’ severance. Their...

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The Trauma in Transitions – Layoffs, Downsizing & Terminations Nov 10, 2022

In the past few days, we’ve all seen the headlines about Twitter and Meta doing significant workforce reductions (layoffs, downsizing). Harvard Business Review released an article this week titled, “Are you Being Quiet Fired?” where they share an issue with workplaces...

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Evolving Workplaces: Transitioning to Transformational Relationships Nov 04, 2022

In discussing this evolving workplace shift, we are really addressing two unique elements – the shift of the employee and employer relationship and the shift of the customer or vendor relationships (the Business-to-Business relationships). Although both are shifting, I want to focus on the...

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Evolving Workplaces: Purpose Grounded Direction Oct 27, 2022

From Profit to Purpose

In my previous article, I talked about why focusing primarily on profit can be a challenge and have significant negative consequences in the workplace. 

What then will drive the workplace forward creating the focus and foundation for the business’s existence in...

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Evolving Workplaces: Using all Our Brains in Business Oct 20, 2022

From Head to Heart to Gut

We want to be using all three of our brains all the time to create the best outcomes in our workplaces and our businesses. As a result, we’ve incorporated all three brains throughout our various models and frameworks.

Why did we do this?

We believe the science...

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Evolving Workplaces: Stop the Suffering Oct 13, 2022

If you could change anything to improve the results or experience in your life, what would it be? What would you change to improve your life experience to create a better experience?

Did you say, “myself”? The one thing we can always have control over and make changes to is...

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Evolving Workplaces: Profits Pains and Gains evolving workplaces Oct 07, 2022

A recent Harvard Business Review (HBR) article posted on June 17, 2022, stated, “over the past decade, 'purpose' has become a management watchword. Since 2010, it has appeared in the titles of more than 400 new businesses and leadership books and thousands of articles…. Yet...

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Evolving Workplaces: Busy Brains of Business evolving workplaces Sep 29, 2022

Just preparing for writing this article, I was super stuck in my head. What is the problem? How can I think about it? How should I present it? What should I do? I had to stop and quiet my head so I could hear the real reflection from my heart.

Our thinking brains are like a crack in a windshield....

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Evolving Workplaces: The Truth of Transactional Relationships evolving workplaces Sep 15, 2022

For a long time, which ever party has more power (money, influence, size), they are positioned to get the greatest value out of any type of engagement or exchange of value. This includes employee/employer relationships, business to customer relationships, and business to business or to vendor...

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Evolving Workplaces: Isolating Individuals evolving workplaces Sep 08, 2022

The History of Isolation – our workplaces have a long and dark history with separation, isolation, and disconnection. Those in charge of the workplace had a fear of workers rebelling or refusing to do the work required so they kept a tight control on everything individuals did. One very...

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My Burnout Experience burnout Aug 24, 2022

What happened to me?

Why don’t I feel like I used to?

When did this all start?

These questions were ones I’ve struggled with over the past year. Trying to understand what happened to me in the years leading up to my significant life shift and ultimate crash and burnout. I think...

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Evolving Workplaces: Cultures Full of Fear (Part 1) Aug 11, 2022

I can’t help but observe what incredibly appropriate timing it is for this article with the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade which has had the effect of creating a tremendous amount of fear for many in our society. The implications of this type of decision...

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