Monthly Archives: September 2012

EQ Questions…

I’ve just finished an RFP (Request for Proposal) that I’m submitting to universities across the country giving them the opportunity to partner with Trailhead Enterprises on this first curriculum project. Some of the questions I asked them to respo… Continue reading

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“Silos” – They work for grain, but not for Learning, Organizations, or our Souls

by Jill Brownlee Wolf Silos have a purpose, grain storage. They may or may not be used to separate different products, but they are always about storing them. They protect the products from natural elements like rain and wind, but again the protec… Continue reading

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Showing support for a Great Film!! “We Bought a Zoo”

Many people tell me they wish Hollywood would make more family friendly films and TV. Here is a great one, “We Bought a Zoo.” For those who haven’t see it, it’s an endearing story about a father who in trying to deal with the grief of loosing his … Continue reading

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Helping People Win at Work #3 – “Developing Self-Awareness”

This book outlines an evaluation program where quarterly evaluations are first self-reflective and then a discussion with their supervisor. My big question is this, how many people are capable of being that honest with themselves and a supervisor,… Continue reading

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Helping People Win at Work #2 – “The Final Exam: A Tool Not a Stick”

Blanchard and Ridge discuss the importance of giving people the “final exam” up front, so they know what it expected. Coming from the education world, many think this is an atrocity. How can you give the student the final exam at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Helping People Win at Work #1 – The Importance of ‘Defining Expectations’

The book, “Helping People Win at Work,” by Ken Blanchard and Garry Ridge (http://www.kenblanchard.com/helppeoplewinatwork/ )was recommended to me by a friend and business consultant. It seems the best time to set up a “win at work” scenario for yo… Continue reading

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