Date: October 31, 2012

Author: JT

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How Do You: Move Your Team from Complacency to Urgency?

The main way I’ve found to overcome complacency, to instill urgency, is to install a ‘sunlight,’ so a dash of real-world light is let in to swirl about them.

Installing a sunlight, letting your teams know their efforts help make the sun shine, is but one approach toward helping instill motivation, a sense of urgency within. Make sure everyone knows, and is reminded frequently, the value of –their- efforts.

Date: October 3, 2012

Author: JT

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What Ethic, Myths, & Suffrage Have in Common

The basic guide posts by which we have framed social values are being outpaced by societal development. Might it be that the very stories our families needed themselves, to be passed down to their offspring, no longer serve as bedrocks upon which to build?

If the very myths society has anchored itself around are no longer followed, might their values and ethics also no longer have a defined meaning, a place in our world? Might we be at risk of becoming a lost society? And, that is why we find ourselves needing ethics courses?

Here’s How Public Speaking Rocks!

Absolutely! Being able to speak publicly can just rock.  I hear you groaning already. We’ve both heard, public speaking is Public Fear #1. #2, Death.  If you had to pick one over the other, would you really prefer to be, well, dead, instead of talking to your friends? Therein lies the real rub, doesn’t it?  When you think of public speaking, do you view it as speaking to your friends? …

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