“We’ll head to the swimming cove,” David explained. He was the captain of our lake-worthy vessel. “It’s a spring-fed cove. You’ll enjoy pockets of cool water; it’s very refreshing on a hot day like today,” he continued. Dave didn’t know of my deep respect for water. To be clear, I like water in a bottle, a glass, a tub, a hot tub, a pool, a lake, even the…
“When can we start the big project?” I asked Rita.
After buying our “fixer-upper,” we prioritized the home improvement plans. The first year was devoted to remodeling the downstairs. We like the challenge and this one was significant.
But I could hardly wait to get started on the landscape. Overgrown shrubs were yanked out by the roots. We ripped out rotten railroad ties. We had an ideal location for…
In the video, I update you on a recent trip to Wizard Academy to produce a video. Yes, it’s part of The Year of Adventure – 2015. While driving to Austin, I thought about how my Story and trip illustrates “The Four Stages of Change Leading to a Breakthrough.”
The Next Level Journey is about your trip from here to there. It requires you to leave…
How many times have you said, “I can’t wait until…” or “I’ll be happy when I …?”
Something has zapped the happiness of our workforce. According to the 2011 version of The Conference Board Job Satisfaction Survey only 47.2 percent of the respondents reported “satisfaction.” The first year for the survey (1987) a 61.1 percent satisfaction rate was…
“I finally figured out how to improve employee morale,” David McInnis said to Roy Williams.
“Productivity skyrockets and everyone loves coming to work. It’s program that never fails. Works every time.”
I stood there looking at David.
He stood there looking at me.
Finally, I raised my shoulders and turned my palms upward.
Looking steadily into my eyes, David said, “Fire all the unhappy people.”
Here’s the short story about The Monkey and The Juggler.
In a mango orchard outside a village there lived a mischievous monkey. The whole day, he would jump from one tree to another. Thus the monkey kept on eating the ripe mangoes. The orchard-keeper tried to trap the monkey. But every time the monkey escaped the trap.