Sorry I’m Late, Traffic Was Terrible!

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By Bill Auxier, Ph.D. Have you ever been late to a meeting and blamed it on the traffic?  I sure have!  I’ve blamed my tardiness on the traffic, having the wrong time in my calendar, the wrong location, difficulty finding a parking place, I lost track of time, to name a few.  The fact is, I should have departed sooner, … Read More

Leadership: Excuses, Excuses

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The buck stops here.  President Harry S. Truman had a sign on his desk making this statement famous.  “The buck stops here” is slang for passing responsibility on to someone else.  The expression’s origin comes from the game of poker, where a marker indicated whose turn it was to deal.  Back in the old days, a marker was usually a … Read More