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How To Manage Criticism

9/2/12 – In the past several weeks I’ve found myself on the receiving end of a lot of criticism. Some of it has been mean-spirited, some of it misplaced, and some of…Read More

The Desire For Competence

5/13/12 – Other than my autonomy, there’s nothing I dislike having challenged more than my competence.  I like to be good at things, and I don’t like it when people think I’m…Read More

Changing Your Mind

8/7/11 – A few weeks ago at a staff meeting, I reaffirmed a policy to which several staff members objected.  To be frank, the basis of their objection struck me as trivial…Read More