As I speak to groups and individuals and refer to some of the great books I have read I am asked for my book / recommended reading list for managers and others that wish to stay informed. Instead of creating a .PDF version I have started a page of the titles that have most intrigued [...]

When a person moves from labor into management they enter a whole new realm of communication, including vocabulary. Quite often I hear them talk about and ridicule ‘biz-speak’ or ‘corporate-speak’. It’s not that they cannot grasp these concepts, it’s just that they have never experienced them. Some of them are meaningless to the blue collar [...]