Coach: Change Catalyst
The word Coach is not new to anyone. We all have personal experiences with a Coach at one time or another. The Coach was my friend’s father when I played Baseball and Hockey when I was 9 years old. When I was 16, my Basketball Coach was closer to my age yet I still respected […]
As I was reviewing my 2011 imperatives – the 11 things I wanted to do in 2011, I realized that one of my imperatives ‘Read one book per month’ was not going to happen since I had read only 6. So I got into panic mode because not only do I establish objectives or imperatives […]
Q. Why do good people get fired? A. Imbalance.
As much as I suggested not asking yourself that question I believe that in all cases it boils down to one simple thing: An imbalance in the relationship between you and your employer. Think about it. When you were hired, you were given: 1> Objectives: Profits, sales, delivery of products, creation, shareholder value, customer […]
I was fired! Now what?
Well the first thing that comes to mind is Panic… that’s normal. Worse is tomorrow someone will ask you who you are and what do you do? We live in a society where so much is “who we are” and “what we do for a living. It’s as if you’ve just lost your identity. OK […]
…Well Ok maybe then “We have terminated your contract” or “We are re-engineering the department”, or “We are cutting back” or “We are downsizing” or “ We are rightsizing” or “We are providing exit packages for selected employees”. You could also be “layed off” as we say in Canada or your “position was deemed redundant”. […]