Extra Points – Communication

This week’s focus point – Communication. I just saw an amazing story on ESPN’s college basketball program on the Gallaudet Lady Bison. Gaullaudet is a Division 3 basketball program that is like every other women’s college team, with one...

Observations about Observing

I’m always amazed at how well my wife Barb is able to pick out the “bad guys” in the television programs we watch. We are big NCIS, NCIS Los Angeles, and Hawaii 5-0 fans. We also have started watching Bones from the beginning on Netflix. Note –...

Meet the New Dan; Same as the Old Dan

OK. I get it. Over the past five years in my consulting practice, I’ve tried to develop a “brand” for myself. I have a variety of things that I do, a myriad of expertise to improve the condition of my clients, and a lot of ways to confuse people....

Have You Lost Your “Team?”

How do you know if you’ve lost your team? Yesterday, the Seattle Mariners fired manager Don Wakamatsu after only a year and a half. Last year, he led the team to 85 wins and was a strong contender for Manager of the Year. Less than a full season later he’s the poster...