You Need Zs to Be an A Player

As a father, business owner, CHRO, and gym rat I know first hand how hard it can be to fit it all in. I’d like to believe that I need less sleep than the “average” person, but that’s just a bravado cocktail comprised of one part optimism and five parts foolishness. You simply can’t escape biology. We all need to recharge […]

How to Be an Early Bird

Making the transition from night owl to early bird is no easy task, but it starts with the realization that most of us can’t be both….well, without going clinically insane. If you’re an introvert or overloaded extrovert looking to increase your “me time” head towards the light…morning light that is, by following these simple evening shutdown steps. Know Your Numbers: […]

Change the Work/life Conversation

Employees sometimes struggle with broaching the work/life balance conversation with their manager because they assume (like a novice salesperson) that they are asking for a favor. Before doing anything else, employees should understand their organization’s formal policy on the matter. Assuming there is one, they should change the conversation to focus on results, not time. The following is a quick guideline […]