What Significant Problem are You Solving?

Are you solving the right problem? In an earlier post, we discussed the three step process that Astro Teller uses at X for his team’s “Moonshot” process for accomplishing audacious goals.In that post we discussed solving significant problems. In this post, I challenge you to think bigger to solve one of five significant problems that you or your customers are currently facing. Murfield Coaching, works with leaders in Real Estate, Sales, and Business to deliver breakthrough success by thinking bigger and reaching higher. Read More

What is your Level of Pain at Work?

Pain costs companies billions of dollars a year because pain prevents people from exploring new opportunities. When we are in pain, we disengage and shut down. Our performance and productivity plummet. You can guess what happens to the profits. Unfortunately, many leaders don’t put employee pain as a priority. They are busy and have their… Read More

5 Phrases to Eliminate from Your Innovative Workplace

“I didn’t realize that was offensive.” Most people never think about the cliches they use in the workplace – until they experience the trauma. They don’t understand that common phrases can be obstacles to creating the disruptive innovation they desire. Read More

10 of the Worst Phrases Used Following a Trauma

Many people are trying to put their lives back together following Hurricane Florence. Trauma is an ugly time because it is a time of loss. That is why anyone who has gone through a trauma appreciates kind words and actions. Unfortunately, many leaders and managers make the trauma worse by saying stupid things at those… Read More

What will Your Team Remember?

Today we remember the 9/11 attacks that left thousands dead and wreaked havoc throughout the nation. We would never be the same. But what do we remember today? Do we remember the damage or do we remember how people responded? In times of trauma, there is an unmatched potential to change lives. As leaders at… Read More