December 17, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Leading the Same Way in COVID

Studies are showing that a majority of employees are settling into working from home and could see themselves staying with such an arrangement in significant form […]
November 18, 2020

Podcast – Target COO John Mulligan Joins the Misadventures Show

In this episode, John Mulligan, Chief Operating Officer of Target Corporation joins us to talk about how the company and his Operations team strives to fulfill […]
November 13, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Taking Survey Answers Literally

Employee engagement surveys have been the standard for organizaitons to measure employee sentiment for decades now. However, the structure of these tools beg for organizations, and […]
November 3, 2020

Podcast – Interview with Key Hubs CEO Vikas Narula on Informal Leaders and Networks

Vikas Narula, Founder and CEO of Key Hubs, focuses his energy on helping organizations understand who the influencers and informal leaders and how they can leverage […]
October 23, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in mistaking hard work as the goal

Kara Lawson, the head Women’s Basketball coach at Duke University, posted an interesting video recently that differentiated the concepts of hard work and competing. Her premise […]
October 21, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Aligned Product Development

I had the pleasure of talking with Jane Casto, CEO of Stir Creative Drive. Jane has been a product leader in such companies such as Ecolab, […]
October 16, 2020

Podcast – Misadventures in Leading by Fear and Intimidation

In USA Basketball coaches training, they discuss the distinction between power and trust in the coach-player relationship. The coach, always, has a level of upper hand […]
October 8, 2020

Podcast – 4 Differences in Organizational Alignment v Employee Engagement

We believe that organizational alignment to mission and vision is the next stage in the evolution of employee engagement, just like engagement was the evolution from […]
October 2, 2020

Podcast – 3Ms CTO John Banovetz on Leadership, Teamwork and Innovation

I’ve known current 3M CTO John Banovetz since 1984. We were basketball teammates at Hamline University where his job was to score and my job was […]