the not-so-mad path blog

not-so-mad path blog

Comic or Leader: You Have to Adapt

Comic or Leader: You Have to Adapt

Late last night, I was a comic for five minutes. The open mic host called my name, I walked up, said thank you, and started my set. Three jokes in and no laughter. A few more made no difference. I tried other material and garnered some chuckles, but by the end it was...

Your employee missed expectations? I blame you.

Your employee missed expectations? I blame you.

Originally posted on LinkedInOuch. I saw something that looked like a performance problem and went straight to finger-pointing. Tell me, how did it feel to be blamed for something that isn't completely under your control? Did you think, “Hey, wait a minute - that’s...