August 6, 2019

Just finished Brene Brown's book Dare to Lead and wanted to share some insights I gained from it. I have been following her for years now. I love her studies around vulnerability, fear and shame. Feelings we do not talk about, definitely not in the workplace. I am grat...

June 28, 2019

I feel so lucky to have found my tribes (yes, even more than one) after 20 years in searching. When I started questioning the status quo at a Fortune 100 company thinking there are too many things that feel fundamentally wrong in the workplace, there were a lot of crit...

April 11, 2019

Think of a CEO who genuinely cares about his people and treats them with dignity.

Think of a CEO who believes EVERYbody matters.

Think of a CEO who understands that people bring their happiness or stress at work to their families and have a big impact on them. 

Think of a...

March 9, 2019

I was attending Happiness at Work conference a few weeks ago. Right at the beginning we talked about Daniel Kahneman’s teachings, the author of Thinking Fast and Slow and a Nobel Prize Winner. Alexander Kjerulf, founder of Woohoo Inc., who was delivering the course mad...

February 22, 2019

I was lucky to be at WD-40 office and meet Garry Ridge, their well known CEO, this past week. I was attending Happiness at Work Conference held by Woohoo Inc. founded by Alexander Kjerulf. It was a wonderful match: talking about happiness at work and being at the premi...

January 26, 2019

As Frederic Laloux tells so eloquently in his book Reinventing Organizations, our consciousness level changes every generation with the different events happening in the world. There is no one factor that changes our consciousness level. There are many. He also says ev...

January 4, 2019

I have a loooooong list of books to read in 2019 and I am looking forward to it. I am who I am because of all the books I read. I cannot list them all but here are some (in no particular order but just how they were stacked) that I really enjoyed and sometimes even fel...

December 31, 2018

I wrote this article right after I flew to Dallas Love Field with Southwest (the only airlines I use for my domestic flights) on December 3rd, 2018 . I took the above picture there too. I was in Dallas speaking at the at the FirstHumanClub conference. Mark Nagel, Senio...

December 10, 2018

Today we watched the funeral of 41stPresident of USA, George H.W. Bush. As you listened to how he was remembered, it makes you wonder what others will say about you when you are gone. You do not have to be a President to think about it. We all wish to be remembered wel...

October 10, 2018

We heard this “work-life balance” so many times over the years. Especially after the working hours have increased significantly. We all thought this “balance” is something we need to strive for. How nice would it be to get there? Equal time between work and life. Spend...

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