I spent four years in the mid 2000’s on the Board of a not-for-profit organisation in Auckland. Although I had a personal stake in what the group did and was passionate about its cause, the monthly meetings were just excruciating! They lasted between two and...Read More
If you’ve been following these newsletters you know that I was prompted to write this series of articles after my own ‘Mr. Holland’s Opus’ reunion event and subsequently interviewing my band director, A.J. (Buz) Hoefer on how he led his teams to truly extraordinary results. Last...Read More
If you want to skip the fun story and get right to the lesson on hiring, click here! If you want to learn more about the band from my hard to pronounce and harder to spell hometown in rural Wisconsin – read on! You probably already know...Read More
Ignite Bites is back after an almost 3 month hiatus! Many of you know that I spent the month of September overseas (and have spent the last two months trying to catch up on the backlog - hence the Ignite Bites absence). Oconomocwoc WS Alumni VideoWhile...Read More
Ignite Bites: Collaboration Trumps Competition in the Workplace and Complimentary One Hour Consulting Sessions for Melbourne and Brissie!
Competition is a healthy thing and most people love to compete, especially in sports or when playing games; or even little bets with their friends. But in the workplace? It turns out that collaboration and camaraderie are much more effective tools for increasing employee engagement...Read More
Ignite Bites: How to hold great meetings – and get more done in less time – ‘This one time – at band camp’, Part IIII
How to hold great meetings – and get more done in less time I spent four years in the mid 2000’s on the Board of a not-for-profit organisation in Auckland. Although I had a personal stake in what the group did and was passionate about its...Read More