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…