Tag Archives: habits

The Good Habit Rabbit: Again

It’s school time again and I thought my readers might find this old post from 2013 of some value, especially those with kids.  Enjoy! We had our usual panic one morning before school. “Where’s my canteen card? I can’t find … Continue reading

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Friction and Culture Change

I don’t know about you, but every once in a while I get a flashback from High School. Sometimes it’s about my lackluster sports career, sometimes about the marching band I played in, and occasionally about one of my classes. … Continue reading

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Leadership Development: The Room with Two Doors

Let’s Make a Deal is a television game show that has been going, in various formats for over 50 years.  The most celebrated of its many hosts was the charismatic Monty Hall, with his perfect attire and dry sense of … Continue reading

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Been Busy . . .

As you may have noticed, I haven’t posted with my regular frequency lately.  I’ve been totally focused on trying to complete my new business book, The CEO’s Guide to Corporate Culture. As I mentioned in a previous blog, the task … Continue reading

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Old Dogs, New Tricks, and Management Effectiveness

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether 20 or 80.  ~Henry Ford Last month I took the written test for my UK driver’s license.  Now I have been driving since I was 16 years old, that’s nearly 5 decades, and … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions and Change Management

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”  ~Aristotle After living for over 6 decades, I think I am an expert, or at least experienced enough, in New Year Resolutions.  As for myself, … Continue reading

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