Just Shut Up And Write the Book!

Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted to be a writer. It turns out I’m terrible at fiction and poetry. But, I naturally found this form of writing called blogging, and it suited me well. I’m pretty good at it. I decided that I’d take this style of blogging and write some nonfiction.…

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A New Form of Privilege

There are four adults in my home. We have five vehicles.  Late Wednesday night, I was driving home, sitting at a stoplight, and a bus came through the intersection. The header on the front of the bus said: “Essential Travel Only.”  On the bus, there was only one passenger. He sat four rows from the…

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The Power of Social Contracting

When it comes to your organization, how do you feel about the amount of control you have over employee-leader relationships? There is the messiness of power in organizational life, and it’s a challenging but powerful question to ask. Michael Bungay Stanier, the author of The Advice Trap and Coaching Habit, joined me on Punk Rock…

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The Ultimate Coronavirus Panic Buy

By Devon McGrath This week our (home) office got two new coworkers. They’re easily distracted and prone to bickering. I often catch them sleeping on the job and when they’re awake, they think it’s fun to interrupt my video calls. I can’t hold it against them though. They’re young, siblings, and growing up is hard…

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