Hi. My name is Remarkable House. At least that’s what Kevin and his family and team call me anyway. For the first 47½ years of my life I was a family home, which was great. But when Kevin bought me, moved some walls and removed the carpet down to my original hardwood floors, I knew […]
Want to read the smartest leadership thinkers all in one place? That is the goal of the Leadership Development Carnival. The current issue is dubbed “the best of 2009.” Each author, including me, pick their own posts. The Carnival is avaiable now, and I would urge you to take a look right now!
New Year’s Day is the day many people – 40-45% of Americans according to the last research I read – set New Year’s Resolutions. While some people do succeed with Resolutions, too many people don’t – which frustrates them and sets up a cynical view of goal setting overall. (Even though, as you will see […]
A couple of days I wrote a post about project leadership lessons from a jigsaw puzzle. Last night I finished it (aren’t those tractors beautiful?) The lessons from the earlier post are valuable. Here are a couple of other additional thoughts. Energy of the “team” (Kelsey, especially) grew as I got closer to the end. […]
One of my winter memories as a kid was doing jigsaw puzzles – especially at the holidays or on “snow days” those wonderful times in western Michigan when there was more snow than the plows could handle and there was no school because of it. While I haven’t really worked on a jigsaw puzzle for […]