SHIFT Your Perspective

What does Mary Poppins give the Banks children that their former nanny didn’t? She gives them a different perspective. She shows them that medicine does not have to taste horrible if you add “just a spoonful of sugar.” She takes the children’s negativity and gives them another way to think about the experience. With this […]

Synergy – 3 ideas for getting the most from your team

Synergy is kind of a cliché word these days. We talk about teams having synergy…We talk about synergistic relationships…But is synergy really happening in our teams and organizations? Synergy is defined as “the interaction of elements that, when combined, produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc” […]

6 Lessons on “Beginning”

In the scrapbook I have of my growing-up days, there is a photo of me on my first day of kindergarten, which was published on the front page of the Santa Ana Register newspaper. There I am, walking across 17th Street with the crossing guard, lunch pail in hand, proudly wearing my first-day-of-school polka dot […]