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Why Work Has a Terrible Reputation

Saturday afternoon, I went out for tacos with my daughter and her family. The restaurant was a fun local place—and the dining area was decorated with a whole host of bumper stickers. On the wall next to our table, the bumper stickers had a theme. Life is good. Work is terrible. Work, it seems, has a terrible reputation. If work has a  »  

Imagine The Impact Of Your Work

Last Friday I had the privilege of speaking with a team of leaders – my favorite thing to do. The owner of a local landscaping company asked me to talk with his team about leadership. Eighteen of us gathered in my living room and, over pizza lunch, we talked about the topic. I opened the conversation by thanking the team for the  »  

The Values Lens Of Leadership

We have been talking about the importance of knowing the people we lead. This week we continue this conversation by exploring the benefit of knowing the top priority values of your individual team members. At Popeyes, we ask our team members to explore their values and share their top three priority values with their supervisor and their  »  

Two Truths And A Lie

Several times in my career, I’ve been asked to play a “get-to-know-you” game at a business dinner. The game is called Two Truths and a Lie. The way it works? Each person states three things about their life that the rest of the people would not know. Two of them must be true. One must be a lie. Then you go around the table, with  »