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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Impossible is Only in Your Mind

To think a thing impossible is to make it so. On a recent November weekend, four Top 10 football teams fell to underdogs, 2 of them unranked. They did what others thought to be nearly impossible. I assure you if those underdogs—those unranked teams—had walked on to the playing field considering themselves beaten, considering the […]

Matrix Reporting Relationships Explained (aka Dotted-Line Responsibility)

We live in a complex world. Few things are easy or simple, and if they were, they would already have been done. In business, matrix reporting is one attempt to handle that complexity. A matrix reporting relationship is where one person reports to two different people, each boss having authority over a different area of […]

Love Me or Love Money, Not Both?

A recent study of 1,700 couples published in the Journal of Couple & Relationship Therapy by Dr. Jason Carroll of Brigham Young University, showed “couples who said money wasn’t important to them scored about 10 to 15% better on measures of relationship quality, such as marriage stability, than couples in which one or both partners […]

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