November 21, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
As is tradition, this is the one week I do not write a “Wisdom on Wednesday.” I simply want to thank you for reading and for sending me your ideas and feedback. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because there are no expectations! Just eat, drink, play and be merry. And, of course, pause and be…
November 14, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
My youngest daughter, Amelia, reminded me of something I often preach, but recently forgot. As you can see in this image, the giant Jenga structure was leaning near the top. She couldn’t find a vulnerable block to remove, so she began carefully removing a foundational block. I told her, “Amelia, you can’t remove that piece;…
November 7, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
Why is it that some people can just “get away with it?” You know what I’m talking about? While traveling to a client, I ran across this young woman in the Enterprise Rent-A-Car line. It was the coolest thing I’ve seen in a long time. This small parrot hangs out with this young lady while…
October 31, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
I was doing some chores at home this weekend when I received this pic from my daughter, Alina. My first thought was, “Wow, my children are actually listening to my lessons on leadership!” I thanked her for sending it to me and she said, “Yeah, I thought it might be a good pic for a…
October 24, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
I know, strange title, huh?!
October 17, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
I’m back from a wonderful vacation across the sea! Danica and I just returned from an adventure-filled cruise in the Caribbean. During our trip, we embarked on an ATV adventure to learn about the island of St. Lucia.
October 10, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
Have you ever had an experience where you felt so pumped up and motivated but then days later, that passion and excitement was gone?
October 3, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
So many folks out there are just waiting for the “right time” to do something. They patiently wait, hoping their lot in life will change. They wait, hoping for a promotion at work. They wait, hoping the economy will improve. They wait, hoping someone will point them in the right direction. They wait, hoping all…
September 26, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
The word “accountable” has gotten a bad rap. People interpret this word as being ruthless and demeaning when they hear, “I’m holding you accountable.” However, when you really diagnose this word, it’s the secret sauce to a great company culture.
September 19, 2018 by Joe Kiedinger
Every generation believes that theirs is the best. Talk to any person from any generation and they will brag about how they learned how to navigate life—while the other generations just don’t get it!