What Every CEO Needs to Understand About Company Culture

What Every CEO Needs to Understand About Company Culture

You don't have to be a CEO to improve your company culture or enjoy this post—but if you are the CEO, here's a framework to help you maximize your impact.

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Necessary Endings, Exciting Beginnings

Necessary Endings, Exciting Beginnings

If you want to succeed at business or life, you've got to be willing to shake things up—to change course when necessary, no matter how hard it seems or how it looks to the outside world. In that spirit, I've decided to take Monday-Morning Pep...

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9 Signs Your Company Culture Is Too Nice

9 Signs Your Company Culture Is Too Nice

I never realized a company culture could be too nice—until several years ago when one of my peers said something about being "too blessed to be stressed." No you're not. And cut that out.  A happy workplace is wonderful—but a culture of nice spells...

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How to Be More Productive Without Turning into a Robot

How to Be More Productive Without Turning into a Robot

I decided this year instead of making resolutions, I would start by building (even) better habits. Somehow habit-building seemed more doable. I had also read recently that if you want great results, habits are the building blocks.   So for $24.95 I...

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The Company Culture Trait Most Managers Miss

The Company Culture Trait Most Managers Miss

If you want to know how to change company culture, set aside the usual office morale boosters—yes, even the good ones—and start here instead. Hint: Unless you nail this trait, all your other workplace-culture efforts will fall flat. But if you pick...

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10 Ways to Rock the New Decade

10 Ways to Rock the New Decade

You want to have your best year/decade yet, but how? Here are 10 inspiring ways to turn those wishes into reality. 

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19 Life Lessons Worth Sharing

19 Life Lessons Worth Sharing

If you wake up each day feeling smarter and wiser, you're miles ahead of most people. You're miles ahead of where you were a year ago. Celebrate that. I'm happy to share these lessons with you, in hopes they lighten your load and bring you a smile.

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3 Words that Eliminate Daily Hassles

3 Words that Eliminate Daily Hassles

One step ahead. Living this way brings so much freedom. Living one step ahead doesn’t mean sending Christmas cards in November. It’s not about speeding through life or missing the moment—it just means when the moment arrives, you’re not searching...

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Inspiring Your Team's Best

Inspiring Your Team's Best

The key word is inspire. 

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The 3 Tools You Need to Prevent Holiday Burnout

The 3 Tools You Need to Prevent Holiday Burnout

Tool #1: Your Own Oxygen Mask On First You hear this all the time when you fly. As Raoul Martinez and I discuss in the video below, the more commitments you have, the more you need to be taking care of you. Some practical ways to do that:

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