Blake's Blog

Occupational Intimacy on the Rise


Years ago, I heard the phrase 'Organizational Intimacy' from a colleague, Michael Kroth...

Pygmalion Football


What a fascinating example of the Pygmalion Effect (people rising or falling to the expectations...

Apolitical Reflections for Inauguration Day


Tomorrow is Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009, and while I am no Presidential scholar, I...

Interview Tips for Tumultuous Times


I attended a networking-lunch-workshop-session today to learn what's happening 'on the...

e-Harmony for Coaches


This afternoon, a client asked, "Do you have any clever recommendations for how I...

A Daily Source for Entrepreneurial Ideas


A business associate forwarded this to me, and I found it worth sharing.

I...

Possibility


Here's an interesting story shared by a reader just this morning. ...

Mike Leach, The Mad Scientist of Football


A fun little snippet about Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach, and how he has...

Happy Birthday, Son.


Our hearts are with you today, as every day.

New Year's Eve 2008 -- Quick Bytes


Just a few quick thoughts before the year concludes; housekeeping items, mostly:

This past week,...

Over, Done, Celebrate!


Friday -- yesterday -- was our daughter's last day of school "for...

Women's Workshop: Marcus Buckingham on Oprah


While some of you might appreciate this less than others, there are a number of...