Tag: Dr. Woody Sears

The Ultimate Team-Building Truth Machine

The Ultimate Team-Building Truth Machine

A story of standard deviation and gas.

By November 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Team Building Is BS

Team Building Is BS

What does leading someone blindfolded around rocks and trees and bushes have to do with performance improvement?

5 Things You Shouldn’t Do to Motivate Your Employees, but Probably Are

5 Things You Shouldn’t Do to Motivate Your Employees, but Probably Are

How do you motivate employees? Here’s the answer you never get: You don’t have to motivate people who want to do what you want them to do!

Wisdom of the Elders: An Interview with Dr. Woody Sears

Wisdom of the Elders: An Interview with Dr. Woody Sears

Wisdom of the Elders is a term long ago attributed to native American Indians. Their young men and women used to go to their elders for guidance, for insights, for ideas and advice.

By March 23, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Ouch! Ethics Hurt

Ouch! Ethics Hurt

If you do the crime, you’ve got to do the time!

By March 23, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Managing Change–An Everyday Requirement Now!

Managing Change–An Everyday Requirement Now!

Don’t just manage change … rain change down on your company. Make it routine to upset established routines and make people think about the work they do instead of just numbly following those routines.

Project Management is Easy. It’s the Clerical Discipline That’s Difficult

Project Management is Easy. It’s the Clerical Discipline That’s Difficult

The reason participative management isn’t practiced more is that if you had to identify it as male or female, it would come up feminine more than masculine, and that scares the hell out of guys.

By January 28, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Planning is Easy, but Scheduling is an Art Form

Planning is Easy, but Scheduling is an Art Form

It’s also a way to see who’s able to think and who’s got their brains scrambled.

By January 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
If You Want to Hear God Laugh…. Make a Plan

If You Want to Hear God Laugh…. Make a Plan

I spend a lot of my time cleaning up behind people who don’t plan.

By December 14, 2010 0 Comments Read More →