Thoughts about working from home from someone who has done it for years

A good fried of mine, Chris Pogue of Nuix, has worked from home for many years and has done so while working for an international company based in Sydney, Australia. Chris is not an individual contributor, but a senior executive with Nuix and he has managed teams from Australia, to England, Ireland, Asia, the US… Read More

Think before overreacting – this doesn't have to lead to layoffs

During this time we must be prudent, but as leaders, we cannot panic and overreact and hurt those we lead. This is a time for compassion. In this Harvard Business Review article – “The Coronavirus Crisis Doesn’t Have to Lead to Layoffs” they make the following statement: “To be sure, a cost-cutting reflex is understandable.… Read More

Responsibility-centered leadership versus Reward-centered leadership

“Some leaders fail to achieve organizational health because they possess an almost unconscious unwillingness to do the difficult tasks and confront the challenging situations that are required to bring it about. This unwillingness flows from a flawed – and dangerous – motivation for becoming a leader.” Patrick Lencioni in “The Motive“ In his excellent new… Read More