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Midweek Motivator

The Midweek Motivator – Performance Punishment

Imagine if a great athlete like Derek Jeter had been so valuable to the (then) Greenville Hornets, they would never have allowed him to progress to the majors and achieve […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Vicious, Heartbreaking, Unflinching

In 2009 Clinton Romesha’s Red Platoon and the rest of his Black Night Troop were hurrying to shut down COP (Command Outpost) Keating; a strategic site so vulnerable every solider […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Failed Messages, Failed Outcomes

In the Broadcast business where in some corners surface has passed for substance, some people continue to believe in the over-credited but under-performed. From group leaders to industry analysts some […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Creativity And The Art Of Maintenance

In our management and radio programming consulting archives there exists a mythical file found under Creativity. It reads, “a core characteristic of the creative human being when given new information […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Where Are The Girls

What had been a slow-burning theme seems to be edging toward a point of combustibility. In one of American radio’s most widely consumed and coveted formats, the debate expands: what’s […]

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The Midweek Motivator – 2020 Radio Realities

What’s it going to be? Forge ahead with intrepid confidence or settle for “good enough?” If you choose the higher road what will it take to leave behind defeatism and […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Imus

Don Imus left us on 27 December; in the last hours of the last week of the last “teens.” Like a handful of public personalities, there was no indifference about […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Core Meltdowns

The study of self-sabotage may not save broken organizations but it can help us understand how to avoid its devastation. In any company there are inevitable cycles that may eventually […]

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The Midweek Motivator – About Face

In late 2007 global companies were watching a developing crisis. Sitting in a hotel room in Hawaii ostensibly on a family vacation, the cold arithmetic was undeniable. Howard Schultz found […]

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The Midweek Motivator – The Perfectionist in 4-C

I’m boarding my Delta flight out of Atlanta, heading home from a mission. I’m putting stuff away in 4-D when a shadow blocks the sunlight pouring through the cabin windows. […]

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