Feel How to Keep Culture on Track

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 24, 2012 / 4 Comments

I love old sports cars. Performance cars are very different, model to model – some have flat-out speed, some corner like slot cars, some have lively steering, etc. Few cars have “everything desired” – each model has strengths and compromises. Autocross racing intrigues me – it’s track racing made accessible to enthusiasts like me. Early […]

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Great Bosses Connect Through Conversations

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 17, 2012 / 7 Comments

Are you your employees’ best boss? If you’re not, you may be surprised how quickly you can become their best boss. It’s not complicated. Think about your own best boss – the person you worked for who created an environment where you were immensely productive and you loved going to work every day. What did […]

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Your Best Self Serves Others Best

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

It felt like I had an invisible elephant sitting on my chest. I struggled to breathe. Shooting pains ran down my arms. Instead of thinking, “These are the classic symptoms of a heart attack,” I told myself, “Huh. I may not go into work today.” It was December 17, 1993 and my life changed that […]

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A Musical Team or a Noisy Group?

By S. Chris Edmonds / September 3, 2012 / 6 Comments

Many of you know that I’m a working musician in my free time. I was invited to join the Jones and Raine band in 2007; it is the most talented, musical, and enjoyable band I’ve ever experienced. The reason why may surprise you. It’s not about musicianship or cool gear or great songs or even […]

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