Image credit: kgtohbuThe last two weeks I’ve posted articles about making “yes, and” vs. “yes, but” decisions (If you missed them you can read them here and here). Today I wanted to share a time that I got fooled into making a “yes, but” decision, and the techniques I use to avoid making such errors

Avoiding “Yes, But” Endings (Part 3)

“…every new beginning, comes from some other beginning’s end”*Image credit: alphaspiritLast week I talked about whether ending something and moving on is a ‘yes, but” or a “yes, and” decision. If you missed that, you can read it here.Below are a few more thoughts on why and how to discern this difference.Does It Really Matter

“Yes, But” vs. “Yes, And” Endings (Part 2)

Pepper, Avish’s cute-but-annoying catHave you ever had deep thoughts in the wee hours of the morning? (Actual deep thoughts, not the Jack Handy kind…)I have. Very recently, in fact.It was 4am, and I had been awakened by my baby’s cry. She settled herself, but I was stuck awake, struggling to fall back asleep, in no

Is Ending Something a “Yes, But” or a “Yes, And?”

Are you are a leader at an organization that is rolling out new core values? If you’re tasked with helping to implement this change, then you may face some friction. I recorded the video below that explains how you can lower your employees’ resistance to this and make your rollout more successful.If your company is

Rolling Out New Corporate Core Values

“My dear, here we must run as fast as we can, just to stay in place. And if you wish to go anywhere you must run twice as fast as that.”― The Red Queen, Alice in Wonderland, Lewis CarrollImage credit: iqonceptJust two weeks into the new year, I somehow already felt like I was behind,

Yes, But, I Should Be Done By Now!

Image credit: macniak“Fly Eagles Fly?” More like “Cry Eagles Cry!”If you’re a fan of American Football, then you’re probably familiar with the abysmal collapse of my beloved Philadelphia Eagles. Two-thirds of the way through the season they had the best record in the league. And then, they collapsed. Disastrously. Like every soufflé I have ever tried

Act, Analyze, Adjust: Lessons from the Eagles’ Season Collapse