Credibility: Gains and Losses

Credibility: Gains and Losses

I was preparing to deliver a workshop last week and started to think about credibility, as discussion of this term was part of a group exercise. I began to muse about how credibility and weight gain have inverse relationships with the speed of gains and losses. ...
Silver Linings

Silver Linings

It’s been an interesting few months, to say the least. COVID rocked NYC in the Spring and the way I conduct business has changed.  I’ve gone through two medical procedures and to add icing on the cake, I’ve just had my mom in the hospital for hip replacement...
Pianos and Perfectionism

Pianos and Perfectionism

I remember a particular piano lesson when I was maybe 11 or 12 years old.  I was playing a fairly new piece I had been practicing quite diligently each day.  The hard part was coming. It was a part where I kept making the mistake all week.  As I was...
On leadership and mistakes

On leadership and mistakes

I can still visualize the colors on the graph, when I realized the scope of my mistake. I had picked up this project from another team member, and they chose various shades of olive green, orange and brown for the graph. Ironic that these colors would match the colors...
Leadership: Is it about having all the answers?

Leadership: Is it about having all the answers?

I recently commented on a Forbes article posted on LinkedIn entitled, “Say these 7 Words When Employees Bring You Their Problems.” I was responding to the article’s central premise about using this phrase to help develop employees’ critical thinking skills and empower...