A few months ago, I was approached by a local pastor to do something crazy. He had put together a team of runners to run the Ragnar Michigan relay. This run takes runners from Muskegon, Mi to Traverse City, Mi for a 200-ish mile run.
The Dogman Bounty Runners At The Finish Of Ragnar 2022 Michigan
The team consisted of 12 runners, a driver, and two volunteers for the event. That’s a lot of people, with most of them being inside a 15-passenger van. The thought of it reminded me of the Five Iron Frenzy song Superpowers. One line of the song went like this:
Eight people in a stinky van, a couple more couldn’t hurt.
I guess the guys and gal in Five Iron Frenzy were right. A few more people in a stinky van wouldn’t hurt as we all rode peacefully to each leg of the race to cheer each other on. Read more...
We tend to collect a lot of data. We think the more data we have, the better off we’ll be.
To an extent, this is true. Data is good to have.
But what is the point of data?
What’s The Point Of Data?
For there to be a point to the data, we must have a reasoning behind collecting the data. Here are three things to consider when collecting data. These things will also make data more valuable to your organization. Read more...
If you click on any business or leadership-related blog recently, you’ve probably bumped into the new leadership boogeyman: QUIET QUITTING.
Quiet Quitting isn’t ghosting an employer by not showing up and quitting that way. Instead, Quiet Quitting is a movement by employees to leave work on time, ignore unimportant emails or calls after hours, and set personal boundaries.
It’s easy to say, “Pick up your cell phone at 7 PM” when you’re off to the gym during business hours. Or to say that employees are entitled when they feel they’ve put in their agreed-upon 40-hour work. Read more...