SOAR (TM), don’t SWOT yourself

Raise your hand if you have ever been in one of those interminable meetings where at one point, the manager says, “Let’s do a SWOT analysis on this situation.”  And there you were, bright eyed and bushy tailed, all ready to reflect on the strengths of the market situation and…

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Creating the culture for bringing out the brilliance in your organization

I am not a very accomplished gardener, but so much I do know: If you keep leeching the soil of its nutrients, without ever making sure you add enough fertilizer to it, the results will become disappointing over time.  Your tomato plants won’t take off, depriving you of the delicious fruit…

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Catch them doing something right

Whoever invented children forgot to make them act and behave exactly the way we parents and educators would like them too.  Consequently, it takes a lot of hard work to make them perfect in our eyes.  It means catching them when they are doing something wrong and correcting their behavior.…

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