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Midweek Motivator

The Midweek Motivator – Radio’s Leaders Leading Leaders

In a recent conversation with a regional manager one question jumped out: “how can we cut the bonds of company tradition in order to outpace our competitors?”  In a time […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Are You A Transformational Leader?

How many “transformational leaders” can you name? Better yet, have you worked for any? And while you’re thinking about it, how many “cult brands” can you name? Once past Apple, […]

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The Midweek Motivator – If You Don’t Make Waves, You’ll Drown

They would have us believe that life and time run in one long continuous string. But it’s not really true you know. There are only “moments.” They define us, they […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Whatever Can I Do?

Behaviorist Seth Godin coined a label for self defeating thinkers: “lizard brain.” Sure signs of this state-of-being include criticism of anyone proposing something different; clinging to an attachment that says […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Field Of Dreams

“I don’t understand it. This is a really good product.” Echoing through the halls of tormented media management, this plaintive remark is heard more and more. Many of the radio […]

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The Midweek Motivator – When It Isn’t Working, Fire Fairly

“Change” is a fact of life and business. No matter how diligent, how carefully you plan or how dedicated you are, your company won’t be a perfect place to work […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Verbal Overshadowing

Psychologist Jonathon Schooler pioneered uncanny research on the effect of “visual recognition” and the subsequent impact on memory. Malcolm Gladwell’s classic book Blink revisited Schooler’s research and its impact on […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Command Paralysis Revisited

Responsibility is directly proportionate to opportunity. Yet countless people fail in their leadership role because they hesitate; frozen by situational “what-ifs”. Reality: our true adversary is not simply our competitors, […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Remembering An All Time Great

It seems impossible a decade has passed since the world said goodbye to Lou Tice, one of Seattle’s favorite sons, one of America’s greatest teachers. If you’ve not heard of […]

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The Midweek Motivator – Motivational Myths

We’ll likely hear the word “motivation” at least a hundred times this year. It’s among the most misapplied words and one of the most inaccurate concepts found in the lexicon […]

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