Teaching Kids to Swim

By |2017-05-18T15:30:02+00:00July 10th, 2010|Learning, NDPA, Water Safety|

In recent years, I've gotten hundreds of requests for information and advice about when children should start swimming lessons. Though I'd like to think I am a pretty smart guy, my experience in water safety [...]

The Myth of the Turnaround Employee

By |2017-05-18T15:30:02+00:00October 24th, 2009|Business, General Leadership, Learning, Opinion|

The unaccounted for variable in all these stories, from the "look what my caring leadership and mentoring has produced" series, are the other ten people that worked for you back in 95. What happened to them? What happened to your top three performers that you ignored while you were paying attention to your fixer-upper? Because something definitely happened to them - while you may have thought you were doing a good and noble thing, I personally believe you screwed up royal.