What’s the difference between training and development?

What’s the difference between training and development? Training to meet customer expectations: Trainers Procedures Manuals Objective evaluations Compliance Development to exceed customer expectations: Leaders No procedures No manuals Subjective evaluation Commitment We lump these two entirely different tools together as “Training and Development”. Why is that dangerous? Lost opportunity? Easy opportunity? Lost opportunity. Which team […]

Should this move the needle on our personal satisfaction?

  Does the proliferation of free quotes, insights, inspiration, real-life triumph stories – do any of these things move our needle for personal growth? And is our growth enough to leave us feeling much more satisfied with our life? i find this an exceptionally interesting question. Why? Because i don’t think it’s enough to transform a […]

An Old Ironic Habit

“It is an old ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way”. — Rollo May I’m tempted to question myself. Why? Because many I talk with, think I’m crazy to believe that people will want to change if the right recipe comes along. There is a secret recipe. Everyone […]

Mid Life Fanatic

Mid Life Fanatic. Why yes, yes I am. Why wouldn’t anyone want to be a mid life fanatic? Actually, why wouldn’t anyone want to be fanatical about life? Period. Fanatical. Defined as excessive enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is just another word for attitude. Attitude is up to you. No one else. Period. We get one chance to […]

Mid Life Self-Discipline

Mid Life Self-Discipline. We may never be perfect, but we can be better. Discipline is remembering what you want. First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. The chief cause of failure and unhappiness […]