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Leaders Who Cannot Communicate Are Toast

6 June, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Today’s Big Idea:  Leaders who cannot communicate are toast.  We are revisiting a blog post from earlier this year that really resonated with me today as I was planning this broadcast.  “Do you understand what I just said?” That was one of my mother’s questions that always got my attention. I can recall dozens of […] Read more»

Adapting to Change

31 May, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
  When the meeting began late on a Friday afternoon, the CEO got right to the point.  Dan was a 15-year executive with the company and, the CEO believed, a friend.  He deserved the direct approach. “Dan, as you know we are in the midst of a lot of changes, many of which impact your […] Read more»

Self Improvement’s New Paradigm:  Be the Best You Can Be

12 April, 2018 Posted by John G. Self
Being the best one can be is a noble ideal, an optimistic exhortation from our parents, or just a quiet personal goal for daily life.  The sentiment has been around for a long time.   From 1980 to 2001, it was incorporated in the US Army’s recruitment advertising campaign, “Be All You Can Be, “ […] Read more»