Forget Work-Life balance. Think Self-Other.

Seesaw self vs other

The idea of achieving work-life balance never really squared with me.   For those of us that spend the vast majority of our waking lives at work, the idea of trying to balance time between work and personal life seems like a losing proposition. Even when I can manage to “balance” my time– spending equal parts […]

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 Creating the Conditions for People to Flourish

With the right conditions, even Death Valley comes to life.

“To get to where we need to go, we need better people.”   I hear this lot.   And sometimes it’s legitimate—certain skillsets or expertise are missing from the bench and need to be brought in.   But often, those people that were so wonderfully talented when you hired them, are still quite wonderful–they just need the right […]

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