New Year. New Systems

It was Wednesday morning, January 4, at 6 AM. Britney Spears was singing loudly through the speakers, “Work, Bitch.” That was indeed what every person at the gym was doing. There wasn’t an open treadmill or stationary bike available. The usual space for deadlifts was overflowing. Trying to stake out a spot at the gym...

Read More...

My Learning Manifesto: What I #learnthruwork

Work is our best learning lab to become more of who we are meant to be—if we let it. I have learned the most about myself and others through work situations. Some of it was hard. All of it made me better. This is my #learnthruwork manifesto. It is a living document of what I...

Read More...

I Forgot

After nearly 20 years of working in high octane environments with no real breaks beyond vacations, I decided to take one. I had lost my father. I had lost my vision of what I thought work and leadership were. I wanted to unravel who I had become without a title or company to anchor my...

Read More...

Individual & Organizational Identity: Who Are You & Who Are We?

“What do you do?” There it was. I had been at this event for about four minutes. “Barbara,” as I saw printed in big letters on her name tag, stood waiting for my answer. Did we have to go there so soon? Can’t we talk about something more fun and less serious for a minute?...

Read More...

LESS BEER, MORE SUBSTANCE & OTHER THINGS I BELIEVE ABOUT CULTURE

My article, “Why Great People Leave Great Cultures” in HBR was one of the highest trending articles in 2018 and was viewed by over 200,000 people globally (10x the average). Scores of people sent me emails and messages on LinkedIn. Even more sent me direct messages and retweets on Twitter. Videos were even made on...

Read More...
Rectangle

STAY CONNECTED

!
Terms and Conditions checkbox is required.
Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.
Rectangle

FOLLOW ME

Rectangle

WANT TO CONNECT?

©2018, MELISSA DAIMLER. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.