Most leaders hire people that are like minded to build a comfortable culture. After all, what's better than coming to work each day with people you like? Growing research is telling us that this is a mistake. Diverse duos and teams are smarter, make better decisions, and are more innovate. See why here...
On my recent European vacation, I was amazed (and humbled) by the effort of the Europeans to speak English. To go out of their way to make my life easier for those few days runs parallel to what good leaders do to help diverse members of their teams work together. Good leaders see the value […]
Donald Trump cannot make America great again. Now before you read that statement as an endorsement of one political party or the other on my part, here's what I really believe: Government is not the answer. Like President Trump, Abraham Lincoln presided over a nation that was sharply divided. We have not reached the point […]
Because he wanted to. When Jack announced he was going to Auburn, he was on the Fairhope High swim team. My dad, Granbuddy in our family, offered him some advice for his next swim meet. Tie cinder blocks to your ankles. Granbuddy has since softened and is considering allowing Jack to visit at Thanksgiving. If […]