Prune the Drama

Our thinking and feeling is not the problem.  Our thoughts and feelings about our thinking and feeling is the problem.  Feelings and thoughts arise without our direction but often related to our current focus. Our judgement of our thoughts, feelings and experiences is what generates the stress and problems in our lives. Many of the… Read More

Profit comes when the job is done right.

“Profit comes when the job is done right.”  This idea came up during a discussion with a friend of mine about facilitating a paradigm shift at work.  When a company is focused on profit, project centricity becomes primary.  This is natural as project management is critical to managing earned value in the quest to maximize… Read More

Do you have a leadership gap?

I’m a division quality manager and helping the organization prepare for an audit.  Next week we are being re-certified to the requirements of AS9100, the world-wide Aerospace Business/Quality Management System Standard.  Stress rises for many people when they are interviewed during an audit.  An auditor who you don’t know comes in and asks questions about… Read More

Who’s Your Leader?

I had the opportunity to attend a Situational Leadership Training course through work this week.  The situational leadership model is a leadership theory by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard.  Their theory combines recognition of individuals competence and commitment through four distinct cycles with a task based approach to helping people maximize their potential.  The information… Read More