nine lies about work, part 2

So on Wednesday, I shared the Nine Lies About Work, from the book of the same title by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall. Now, here’s what they state as the Nine Truths About Work” Lie #1: People care which company they work for. (Truth #1: People care about which team they are on, because the … Continue reading

nine lies about work, part 1

Two posts in one day!  I’m on a roll! Just curious…is there anyone out there who has read the book, “Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader’s Guide to the Real World” by Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall? I just finished reading it and found the philosophy absolutely FASCINATING! I would love to hear other … Continue reading

your work is not for everyone

As I continue to contemplate how Life Design work is integrated into higher education, in my work as an educator and as a business, I’ve been trying to identify the population I want to serve, my target market.  In my entrepreneurship classes, when I ask students, “Who is your target market?,” they will typically respond … Continue reading

can’t change others

It’s been a while since I posted a great article in a while; this one came in my inbox a couple of days ago. I just got around to reading it today – and it’s especially pertinent as I prepare to attend a academic coaching summit on Sunday to talk about “coaching” practices in higher … Continue reading

entrepreneurial spirit

About a month ago, I attended the Ice House Entrepreneurial Facilitator Training in Durham, NC; I got to hang out with 50 inspired individuals interested in spreading the entrepreneurial mindset in North Carolina. Since then, I felt something was missing – and then it hit me.  The “Entrepreneurial Mindset” was too focused on the head…it … Continue reading

Re-Imagine You

Good day friends! I wanted to share an interesting conversation I had with my colleague Megan this morning that I think might be pertinent to these various groups. We were talking about the conversations/changes that are coming on our campus – mainly to our General Education program and our Student “Transitions” programs. As we were … Continue reading