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

Gen X, an introduction

The last two Fridays we have explored the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers. This week, we are taking a look at Gen X, those born between 1965 and1980. Also known as the X’ers, the MTV Generation, Baby Busters, and my personal favorite Thirteeners. Gen X is also referred to as a lost generation, sandwiched… Read More

The Baby Boomers, an introduction

Last week I briefly covered The Silent Generation, a generation that at present only covers 3% of the global workforce. This week, I will be delving into the Baby Boomers. The Baby Boomers consist of those born from 1946 to1964. And by 2024, about 25% of the workforce is projected to be over the age… Read More

What does leadership do?

Faux leadership seeks to confuse us. To add complexity to prove their authority. True leadership brings simplicity to the truth. David Sherry I have been following David Sherry of Creative Caffeine around seven months now and there have been numerous quotes that I resonated with but none more than the one above. “True leadership brings… Read More

A very nebulous subject

Leadership – such a broad yet nebulous subject. So much is written on the subject and I have contributed to that “fog” of information myself. So, many theories, so many lists, so many routes to so-called “success”and etc. (By the way – there are some really terrible definitions of success out there and “lots of… Read More