, ,

The Mentor’s Mood

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. Sometimes we can all be a little moody, unless you are mentoring. Being moody can mean being temperamental – morose, sullen, or irritable, etc. When you are mentoring however, such a luxury does not occur. Mentoring…
, , ,

Problem Solving: How to Wrestle with a Pig, and Win!

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. I am often asked “Burl, why would you wrestle with a pig? All you get is dirty and the pig enjoys it”. George Bernard Shaw. My answer is always the same: How do you think I made Colonel? Wrestling with a…
, , ,

The Coach's Consciousness:
Creating Awareness

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. A while back, we explored The Mentor’s Mindset, to create greater understanding of what it means to be a mentor. This week we explore coaching - the refinement of knowledge. The client may have years of expertise…
, , ,

Split Decisions: The Dual
Cultures in Organizations

by Burl W. Randolph Jr. “A house divided against itself cannot stand” Mark 3:25 President Lincoln used this passage of scripture in his House Divided Speech in accepting the Republican nomination of 1858. Is your workplace a house divided?…
, ,

The Value of Values

by Dr. Burl W. Randolph Jr. Much is heralded about values these days. At home, at work, in the community, values have always been important, but even more so today. What is the value of values in business? During the months of February and…
, ,

Opportunities Have Expiration Dates

by Dr. Burl W. Randolph Jr. The military operates at a breakneck pace for one reason, and one reason only: Opportunities Have Expiration Dates The concept of opportunities having expiration dates is nothing new, I have simply placed the…