What Makes People Perform Well?

What Makes People Perform Well? Is it something set in stone that makes people perform well as employees?  Is there a balance between performing positively and performing poorly?  Are there enough incentives?  Are the incentives being used?  Is there a need for incentives?  What kind of incentives?  These are all questions that might be asked … Continue reading What Makes People Perform Well?

What the film Hidden Figures and Choi Kwang Do Martial Arts can teach Leaders about Leadership

I recently watched the movie, Hidden Figures, and to say it was awesome would indeed be downplaying the film. It was so much more! The cast was incredible and extraordinaire. Oscars please! You might ask how does this relate to Choi Kwan Do and Leadership? Let’s take a look!  I recently considered enrolling in Choi Kwang Do which is a … Continue reading What the film Hidden Figures and Choi Kwang Do Martial Arts can teach Leaders about Leadership

Human Performance Improvement and Self Reflection

I recently taught a Human Performance Improvement fundamental course to a group of doctoral students. Needless to say, I had to provide certain tools because they had no clue about HPI/HPT. During this class we focused on being self-reflective. As a self-reflective thinker you have to question your own assumptions and understanding about a topic, … Continue reading Human Performance Improvement and Self Reflection

Intentional Leadership: It Starts with Me!

Intentional means to do something purposefully; to do something deliberately. Leadership means giving guidance and direction. I have spent many years in leadership roles, and as I look back at those moments, I think, “What does this say about me?” For me, Intentional Leadership is leading and guiding consciously, and it starts with me. Here are three strategies … Continue reading Intentional Leadership: It Starts with Me!

SELF CARE FOLKS! All the way!

I recently talked with a very dear friend of mine, who is a retail consultant for a highly known and very upscale store.  She is absolutely one of the most gorgeous and stately women I know.  After chatting with her briefly and asking her how she was doing during this pandemic, she stated, “ I … Continue reading SELF CARE FOLKS! All the way!

Is This the Country Our Founders Envisioned?

            This is a question that must be answered with grace and poise because the answer would be a resounding No!  When America was started,  it was supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave—this didn’t exactly happen that way.  When the authors of the Declaration of Independence wrote … Continue reading Is This the Country Our Founders Envisioned?

A Change is Gonna Come

Just finishing listening to this song that my mother loved by Sam Cooke. This was the song that was played continuously when former President Obama was elected as the first Black president of the United States of America. Is Change really gonna come? Will it be a beautiful change or a bloody change? I just … Continue reading A Change is Gonna Come