There is a tendency in the business world to treat each project’s outcome in a binary fashion—as either a success or a failure. This dichotomy rarely reflects the reality of project outcomes. It also makes it difficult to accurately evaluate the team’s performance post-project and make necessary adjustments. Even worse, some teams and organizations fail […]
It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, but here we are. As part of my personal year-end celebration, I have prepared an informal ranking of the top mistakes I’ve tried to help clients avoid, correct, or defend in the past 12 months. I figured this might be a good “to do” […]
Whichever language you speak, emoji is now one of them. Whether you’re a full-blown text aficionado and have embraced the new hieroglyphics from the onset or have been a reluctant participant – emojis have arrived and are used in many social media and internet exchanges and have a growing presence in the workplace.
by Dan Oswald In just a handful of days, 2017 will be over. Another year in the books. I don’t know about you, but they seem to go faster as I get older. It’s like I’m speeding to a finish line that I don’t necessarily want to reach! But it’s like I say about birthdays, […]
by Dan Oswald A week ago, Jordan Spieth lost the Masters golf tournament in stunning fashion. One headline on ESPN’s website read, “Jordan Spieth’s collapse at the Masters the most shocking in golf history.” That’s saying a lot since the “modern” game of golf originated in 15th century Scotland and it made its Olympic debut […]
by Dan Oswald Sometimes it’s not about how you win but how you lose. That was the lesson Coach Dave Belisle taught his Rhode Island baseball team last year when they lost 8-7 in a Little League World Series elimination game. This video clip shows the story of the team and the words the coach […]