Accountability Is Not So Scary

Accountability can be scary and when something is scary we tend to make excuses about why it won’t work in our lives. Keita Williams, Founder and Chief Strategist of Success Bully, joined me on my podcast recently to share some accountability truth bombs. It’s time to do some excuse busting! Excuse #1 – Accountability is…

Every Job Has Story with Elena Valentine

Let’s Fix Work Episode 92: On today’s show, I’m speaking to Elena Valentine, the Co-Founder, CEO, and Servant Leader of Skill Scout, a Chicago-based filmmaking company. Elena and her colleagues are workplace documentarians—they tell workplace stories. What’s a workplace story? Well, it could be a video on a careers page. It could be a film…

Changing the Way We Think about Meaningful Work

Jess Ekstrom, founder of Headbands of Hope and the author of the best-selling book, Chasing the Bright Side: Embrace Optimism, Activate Your Purpose, and Write Your Own Story, recently joined me on my podcast, Let’s Fix Work. While I am naturally a cynical podcast host, we had a thought-provoking conversation about optimism, hope, and service…

Turning Employees Into Fans

The role of employees as fans can be complicated.  I mean, it’s hard to be a fan of something that has financial control over you or has control over your future. Yet the best employees, the most engaged employees, and the happiest employees, feel a sense of autonomy. They feel like all of their needs…