Launching a PodCast

Launching a PodCast

It has been my great pleasure to be part of a new PodCast, just launched, featuring Jason Lauber as host and myself, James Lauber as co-host. Yes, we are related. The Project Leadership CommuniCast mandate is to bring focus to the risks, costs and complexities that...
Make Stress Work For You

Make Stress Work For You

A common assumption is that stress is bad. In reality, stress is just nature’s way of getting our attention.  It is part of our instinctive response to uncertainty or unwanted things in our environment. It may also be a reaction to being overwhelmed or over...
Why are problems really symptoms?

Why are problems really symptoms?

We recently received a comment on one of our blogs. While crafting our response to William we felt posting it as its own blog entry may be helpful to others. The original blog entry and Williams comment are below our response. Here is our response to William; Thank...
Why Do We Lose Our Tempers?

Why Do We Lose Our Tempers?

Temper is a triggered reaction to something perceived. That’s the fundamental mechanics of temper. Notice I said something “perceived”. It doesn’t have to be, and very often is not, a real “trigger worthy” thing that sets us off. It could be a misunderstanding, or...
The True Human Origin Story

The True Human Origin Story

How did we get here?Where did we come from? No matter how you slice it, we are here as a result of our ability to communicate. It is at the core of all human achievement. It is the most significant difference between us and every other living thing on the planet....
What is the Hot Button Workshop?

What is the Hot Button Workshop?

In this video James talks about the simple idea behind the Hot Button Workshop. We all have hot buttons, or triggers. They are natural responses to stress and conditioned responses to opposition. Responding under the influence of a triggered hot button does not get...