Are you Stuck in the Middle Seat™?
Published on: March 27, 2012
Have you ever been Stuck in the Middle Seat™ on a long flight? It’s not very fun, is it? No room to stretch out, people on both sides of you who are oblivious to the fact that you have no place to put your baggage … or your elbows! This can lead to some pretty long, uncomfortable trips. Taking this a step further, being Stuck in the
Kikubari: Lessons from Joplin, Missouri and Japan
Kikubari, translated into English, means any of the following: To be other-centered. To give To focus on those around you, not yourself Think of others Be selfless, not selfish Last summer I had the honor of speaking at a conference attended by over 2,500 independent pharmacists. Just before I spoke, a married couple ─ b
When Mickey Mouse Nearly Died: How it Saved the Walt Disney Company
Published on: March 14, 2012
“We’re the best, why change?” “We build it, they come.” “We put our name on it, they buy it.” These sound ridiculous, right? Unfortunately, these phrases captured the essence of the Walt Disney Company corporate culture for a number of years during the late 70’s and early 80’s. The reigning mind-set was one of arrog
Don’t Stay "Stuck in the Middle Seat™"
Published on: May 11, 2011
Welcome Change, Take Control Taking Action: Moving beyond Stuck in the Middle Seat™ Arrgghh! There is nothing quite as uncomfortable as being Stuck in the Middle Seat™ on a long flight. You have no room to stretch, can’t read your book without being mercilessly bumped and you can just forget about opening up a newspaper.&nb
Road Warriors Unite! Moving Beyond Being Stuck in the Middle Seat™
Published on: March 27, 2011
All of us who are frequent travelers were undoubtedly sharing similar thoughts while watching news accounts of the 2009 Hudson River crash US Airways Flight 1549. Some of my colleagues and I have discussed the following reactions. Do any of these ring a bell with you? 1) Did you experience flashbacks to