Managing & Leading


You might ask what FOOD has to do with being an effective manager and leader?  Consider the following scenario contained in my workshop for managers: In the past six months you have made some difficult management decisions clearly unpopular among many… Read More ›

Abilene Paradox

In 1981, I had the opportunity to view a training film regarding the “Abilene Paradox”. It featured the concept’s author the late Jerry B. Harvey — then a professor of psychology at George Washington University.  I have never forgotten this… Read More ›


The Webster Dictionary defines a FACT as “the quality of being actual; something that has actual existence; a piece of information presented as having objective reality; something that hinges on evidence”. So when you say “in fact”, what you are… Read More ›