Willy Wonka Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

Willy Wonka Hit Me Like a Ton of Bricks

Tonight as we were cleaning up the house, we had “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” on in the background. Since childhood,  this movie has been a staple in my life. I’ve seen it more than a dozen times and I know every lyric: “Pure Imagination.”   It only took 36 years for the words to the song to penetrate my …

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Sowing Internal Clients

Whether we are employers or employees, managers or managed, the complexion of employment relationships has changed considerably as employment and society have changed. Although technology has created many thousands of positions that previously did not exist, I am concerned that perhaps some of the traditional and humanitarian core values of employment have been replaced or deleted altogether. My grandfather, Army …

Diffusing the F Bomb

Diffusing the F Bomb

I meet them regularly – people from all walks, snaking about with the foul word on their lips, spewing the venom left and right, indignant about why they can’t do this in their lives, what’s preventing that in business or the other thing that’s got them chained to mediocrity. The F Word: It really is a bomb. It’s fear, and …