Stop Having Food Fights and Share What’s on Your Plate

“Throwing” your ideas and perspectives occurs when you lead with a judgment about something and stating that judgment as if it were fact. That action can trigger others to respond accordingly. The solution to avoiding real and abstract food fights is to learn how to offer what is “on your plate.”

What If Every Day Was Opening Day?

Opening Day of baseball season is a day filled with hope, expectation, and a chance for redemption from the past. Wouldn’t it be great if, in the world of work, all of us—leaders, employees, and customers could start fresh and all that really mattered was what happens going forward?