Ditch the Drama, Restore Sanity to the Workplace, and Turn Excuses into Results
Personal advice from various leaders in sports, politics, business that described thoughts on discipline, success and ethics.
Our New Year's Resolution or, better yet, our Cubicle Insanity Resolution - become self promoters! So many how to articles and list to get us on the right path.
You know those co-workers who are always on Facebook at work or following March Madness very closely during work hours. Wasting time ... the ongoing epidemic. Sometimes it's obvious when we are wasting time but we still will argue in favor of snack breaks.
So confusing should we only give positive feedback? What if negative feedback is warranted?
Days in the office often feel like combat, certainly not the combat the the two authors experienced. They have taken their combat experience/lessons and translated them in practical, common sense ways to navigate from the cubes.
For more information on Jocko Willink and Leif Babin visit their website.
Here is one pace you can find their book, Extreme Ownership
We've all experienced a bad boss but probably never thought about overall impact to the culture and bottom line. The statistics we discussed can be found in this Inc. article, The Real Productivity Killer, Jerks.
We also used this article for our discussion from Readers Digest, Cringe Worth Stories from the 25 Worst Bosses You'll Ever Meet.
Mr. Edwards is an Author and Founder of Croft & Company which specializes in Leadership training and coaching. He is a Master Certified Coach and if all of that isn't impressive enough Mr. Edwards is also a retired Army Lt. Col. He was a pleasure to interview and shared such great insights into leadership.
For more information about Croft Edwards, you can visit his website.
Here is one place you'll find his book, LeadershipFlow Perfectly Square.
In this fun discussion about the pros and cons of working remotely and working with those that work remotely, these are a couple of the articles we referenced:
The statistics discussed in this episode are from McKensey & Company in the article Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy.