You can choose to learn from your failures, and let them propel you to success, just like NASA does. Here’s how.
Beware the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” in Your Family Enterprise
Are the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” present in your family business? Learn to recognize the warning signs and how to counter the problem.
Of Pundits and Pollsters: A Quick Lesson from the 2016 Presidential Election
Well, the 2016 Election is thankfully over. In the interest of self-disclosure, I didn’t vote for Clinton or Trump. Both were so deeply flawed that my conscience wouldn’t permit me to check the box for either one of them. All of us know intuitively, and we will be told endlessly by political analysts, that there […]
If You Were a Four Letter Word …
Last month I spent four days becoming certified to administer the MBTI, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. It was a long four days, but very rewarding. One of the things that jumped out to me during the course was how many times I have taken the Myers Briggs and how the results have never been […]
Construction Safety: The Crossroads of Employee Discipline and Engagement
My father started a construction company in 1965, the year before I was born. I have worked in it, off and on, since I was 13. For the past 16 years, I have served as the company’s legal counsel and, most recently, as it’s chief risk management officer. Just as construction methods have changed, so […]