Sharpen The Chisel

Sharpen The Chisel

Are you familiar with the parable about the woodcutter and his dulling axe? Several variations of the parable float around the Internet, but the basic premise is as follows: A man is hired to chop down trees. Filled with zeal and intent on impressing his new boss, the...
Rain Dancers

Rain Dancers

The rain dance is traditionally associated with Native American tribes from the southwestern United States. But the rain dance is far from exclusive to Native Americans. For generations, dances intended to invoke rain were a regular part of tribal life in parts of...
The WE Gear Announcement

The WE Gear Announcement

I am so excited…soooooo excited…to announce the release of my new book, The WE Gear: How Good Teammates Shift from Me to We!!! I wholeheartedly believe this book to be a game changer for any team, as it offers an insightful look into the art of being a good teammate....
Managing Inconvenience

Managing Inconvenience

The past few months have proven to be a bit of a tough stretch for my family. I lost my sister to cancer in July and my father passed away last week. At my father’s funeral, someone remarked that “tough times create tough people.” That may be true, but what I’ve found...
When Prudence Drives

When Prudence Drives

I have heard it said that humility is the basis for all other virtues because humility is how we see ourselves. Good teammates practice humility. They see themselves as subordinate to their team. Good teammates commit to being governed by the premise that they will...

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