5 Options with this Pandemic DEAD END

The pandemic has brought us to a dead stop.In this post, we will be examining five options in reaction to this pandemic. This post is valuable for leaders but also managers, Human Resources professionals, sales, entrepreneurs, staff, and all employees. In this post, we discuss options for making good strategic choices instead of reacting to a seemingly impossible situation. Those that follow MurfieldCoaching.com know that I focus on breakthrough opportunities. I write, speak, and work to solve significant problems with compassion, communication, and collaboration. Read More

Thinking Bigger Tuesday: What happened when I asked myself a Crazy Question?

Last week I recommended Anne Mahlum’s TED Talk, “There is no way this will work” about getting the homeless to run. About the time Anne Mahlum asked her crazy question, I asked another one while I was running.In my executive coaching business, Murfield Coaching, I work with leaders to solve significant problems with disruptive thinking. I guess it shouldn’t be any surprise that I ask myself crazy questions that push me farther than most would expect. This story is a perfect example. Read More

Do You Need A Wake Up Call?

Each of us has the power to do far more than we ever thought possible.In every situation, we have the ability to leverage our power and lead ourselves (and our organizations) to do what others dismissed as “impossible.” Read More

STOP! It might be the best strategy for disruption.

Is what you are doing working? If not, why don’t you stop? Those that follow me know I’ve been writing about disruptive innovation for some time. They have also noticed I haven’t posted in about a month. Why? I needed a disruption. I was trying to do something that wasn’t working the way I wanted.… Read More

They said he couldn’t play. He proved them wrong.

By now you have heard the story about how Shaquem Griffin was drafted by the NFL Seattle Seahawks in the 5th round. You also know that his left hand was amputated at age four and that a coach wouldn’t let him play football. (featured photo by Nfl.com) For most of us, that alone would be… Read More