Being Fulfilled One Task At A Time

For more than 10 years, I have been a crew member at Tony Robbins events around the US, as a volunteer in various positions and helping out with whatever was needed. But my favorite part is being a member of the fire team in charge of the logistics of the fire walk experience for participants.… Continue reading Being Fulfilled One Task At A Time

Developing Great Teams With Small Investments

Recently I was at a meeting where they brought in various teams from around our Company to showcase the work that they were performing. Unexpectedly, I recognized someone who I hadn’t worked with or seen in 13 years running one of the booths. We immediately hugged hello and fell back into an old level of… Continue reading Developing Great Teams With Small Investments

Work Spas

I love going to spas. ┬áNo, not the kind that are advertised in the back of local newspapers, but the real kind that are luxurious retreats from the outside world. ┬áPeriodically being in a place that is specifically geared towards helping me relax and recharge while being extremely comfortable is as close to perfection as… Continue reading Work Spas

Failure Awards

Very similar to Beg Forgiveness Cards— How about creating an awards program in your group specifically to highlight failure. Celebrating success is great, but celebrating failure could just lead to better success. What else do you need to celebrate in your group to help entice more of that behavior?  

Beg Forgiveness Cards

Getting your team to believe that failure is an option or that taking prudent risks are OK is sometimes hard. ┬áMost people in a work environment are trained to believe that things need to work out correctly all the time. If you’re trying to get your team to live into the phrase “beg forgiveness rather… Continue reading Beg Forgiveness Cards

Hackathons for People

I love Hackathons and think they should be used for everything from IRS forms to anti-bullying solutions. So how can hackathons work for people themselves? A hackathon for people is to find help amplify or find solutions for one person’s work, because it’s great and you want to help spread or deliver their idea. The… Continue reading Hackathons for People

The Sunday to Thursday Workweek

If you have to work five days a week, work a better five days. Work on Sunday and you’ll be less distracted and focus better because to most other people it will be a day off. Being able to focus means you’ll also get your work done faster and usually with better quality. Take off… Continue reading The Sunday to Thursday Workweek

Planning for Post Event Hangovers

I had two of the biggests “launches” of my life in a two-week time period. The first was the ten year anniversary fundraiser for a non-profit and the second was a 2 day TEDx event called TEDxJNJ I helped put on for our Company. Being that it was the tenth time I’ve thrown the non-profit… Continue reading Planning for Post Event Hangovers