Category: Leadership

Journeys in Construction

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

How to Tell Your Boss You Have Too Much Work

I’ve been trying to mentor some young fellows. Was thinking about how to better articulate some advice while walking this afternoon. Came up with this. You can watch the video or read the transcript here.

Growing up to be an airplane pilot.

Fake It Until You Make It?

“Fake it until you make it,” is a common saying these days. Instead, put your time and effort into learning to be the best that you can be.

Work-Life Balance or Burnout Street Sign

Achieving Work-Life Balance and Preventing Burn-Out

Job satisfaction and balance with life outside of work are possible, if not immediately. Maybe you need to learn to cope with it. Maybe you need time off to refresh. Maybe you need to change your employer, your career, or yourself.

Harold presenting project outline on whiteboard.

3 Keys for Effectively Managing Expectations

These are simple tips which may seem obvious, but I’m often surprised by professionals who fail to manage expectations. In my estimation, this is the root cause of many costly problems in business.

The road to success is always under construction.

The Road to Success is Always Under Construction

Life is always changing. It’s a journey, not a destination. When you realize that the road to success is always under construction, you can get the most out of your life.

Leader one way, Manager the other way, direction signs.

Leadership vs. Management – Why Not Both?

It is important to understand the distinctions between management and leadership. Using one’s strengths, as well as improving one’s weaknesses, are keys to success.

2019 on the road ahead, 2018 behind in the rear-view mirror.

New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work, Continuous Improvement Does

Statistics show that only 9.2 percent of people ever achieve their New Year’s resolutions and break free from their bad habits. Instead, practice the philosophy of continuous improvement. Get a little bit better every single day.