Pressure

Fast Friday quote of the week: from the battered mid-executive line

At a recent Roundtable for Leaders peer advisory session, we were exploring the topic (some would say myth) of Work/Life Balance.  Our dynamic group of mid-level execs were sharing the challenges of balancing working demands with life demands in the advent of the “instant results/what have you done for me lately” environment we have created.  For …

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Jeremy Wotherspoon and a lesson is living up to expectations

Sitting in a coffee shop today, I grabbed the Sports section of the Toronto Star (no, not to get the latest on Tiger Woods) and found a cautionary lesson for leaders everywhere, but especially for you Type A overachievers. Inside was a story on Canadian speed skater Jeremy Wotherspoon.  You may remember Wotherspoon… he’s one of the …

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