An “Expert” Opinion*

While the antecedents of the glaringly obvious rise in feelings of personal deservingness/entitlement are difficult to pinpoint, several factors have been proposed for this culture, including a general increase in the standard of living, proliferation of technology and the “instant gratification” such advancements often bring. Most industries are seeing a sharp rise in turnover and people ghosting their employers for several reasons. One of the reasons I hear very frequently [in the last two years especially] is that people truly believe they have mastered their role after an internship or even just short period of time in a role. Though I don’t believe there is much employment monogamy nowadays, I do believe there are some organizations out there that can help people inRead More

Short & Sweet Leadership Guide

In just one week I have been asked to present a learning topic to a fabulous retail organization in NYC [seriously, it’s one of my favorite retailers so I am super excited]. They asked me to present 15 minutes to their creative merchant team. The attention learning span in 2018 dropped from seven minutes to six minutes in formal and informal learning environments. I have actually prepared a six minute talk to share with them to get the most out of our time together – the remainder of the time can be dialog, conversation, which is usually more valuable anyway. But this has lead me to really think about what I can share with people that ask me for guidance [and sometimes thoseRead More