Bullhorn 2018 Engage Conference – Keynote Speaker

I’m thrilled to be speaking at Bullhorn’s Engage conference again in June.  Bullhorn is such a major player in the staffing industry. I’m always grateful for the chance to speak about elevating and empowering people with a strengths-based approach. Can you imagine how thrilling it is to be listed as a speaker next to CaptainContinue reading “Bullhorn 2018 Engage Conference – Keynote Speaker”

When In The Course of Human Development It Becomes Necessary

Yesterday I spoke at the Utah Worksite Wellness Conference about how to increase human well-being. The conference title was “Motivating the Demotivated”. That title sparked my rant about how kids are born with natural curiosity and talent. The more time they spend in school the more disengaged they become, according to Gallup’s annual poll. Why?Continue reading “When In The Course of Human Development It Becomes Necessary”

Cold Showers Can Benefit Your Health

I hated what I read in the Harvard Business Review last Friday: Cold showers have health benefits. I’ve always ignored people who advocate taking cold showers. But how does one ignore this new study from the Netherlands? It involved thousands of volunteers. Conclusion: “This is the first high-level evidence showing that cold showers can benefitContinue reading “Cold Showers Can Benefit Your Health”

Whose Fault Is It When An Employee “Fails?”

Whose fault is it when an employee “fails”? Was it the employee’s fault? The hiring manager? The current manager who doesn’t understand how to set up the employee for success? Is it the leader of the company whose vision doesn’t inspire, whose systems don’t work? Some of the greatest thinkers of all time place mostContinue reading “Whose Fault Is It When An Employee “Fails?””

People Like Me Need People Like You

“People Like Me Need People Like You” Someday I’ll write a book about Ancestry.com. I’ll highlight the people who built Ancestry from the ground up–unsung heroes like Richard Stauffer and John Ivie and Jim Ericson. I’ll also highlight those who helped Ancestry survive our financial crisis in 2000/2001. Michael Herring, one of the greatest CFOs I knowContinue reading “People Like Me Need People Like You”

Celebrating Mike Dauphinee’s Work as a Strengths Coach

You probably haven’t heard of Michael Dauphinee II yet. But you will. He’s a rock star strengths coach and humanitarian, with more courage in his pinky finger than I have in my whole body. A couple weeks ago, I got a message from Facebook that Mike was “marked safe” after a recent overseas explosion. HeContinue reading “Celebrating Mike Dauphinee’s Work as a Strengths Coach”

The Team Coaching Zone Podcast

To listen to this podcast, click HERE. Announcer: Welcome to the Team Coaching Zone podcast. Join your host Dr. Krister Lowe and today’s leading organizational coaches as we explore the art and Science of team coaching. Get ready for 45 minutes of pure inspiration, and to take your team coaching practice to the next level.Continue reading “The Team Coaching Zone Podcast”

Rhonda Boyle’s Strengths Activation Podcast Featuring Paul Allen

To watch the Strengths Activation Vlog where Rhonda Boyle and Kyle Draper interview Paul Allen, click HERE. Kyle Draper: Hey Paul. Paul Allen: Thanks for having me on the show. Kyle Draper: Absolutely. Rhonda Boyle: We are delighted to have you here. Now tell us your top five ’cause we like to know what those are.Continue reading “Rhonda Boyle’s Strengths Activation Podcast Featuring Paul Allen”