strategic leaders

Strategic Leaders Do These 6 Things

We’ve all been there, right? You can’t turn around without stepping in…it. Just when you think you’ve got everything under control(ish), something else goes sideways, and you’re left trying to put out yet another fire. And somehow, some way, amidst all that, you’re supposed to — get this — think strategically about the direction of[…]

Matt Monge mental health must matter to businesses

Here’s Why Mental Health MUST Matter to Businesses

My name is Matt, and I have major depressive disorder. (Pssst….this is where you’re all supposed to say, “Hi, Matt” in unison.) For a long time before I started speaking publicly about it, that was a dark, little secret that I kept locked away, with only a few friends and family knowing. There’s a stigma[…]

happy high performer

11 Ways to Be a Happier High Performer

There’s a myth that’s often perpetuated out there, and it’s pervasive enough that I thought it was worth mentioning here in MojoLand. It’s the idea that in order to be a high performer, you sort of have to fit a particular mold. Now, this idea is expressed in different ways, mind you. Sometimes it will[…]

better brainstorming

7 Secrets to Better Brainstorming

It begins with a certain, momentary, far-off look. Then a wistful gaze at the black notebook. It’s a running joke with my clients; they know what’s coming next. An idea is taking shape. Some thought — some seemingly random thought or word or picture or sound or image — has sparked something. And we’re off to the[…]