THE Award for Common Leadership – The Christopher Columbus Award for Discovery

I have always thought this funny since the idea was first shared with me 30+ years ago: The Christopher Columbus Award.

So, I had my artist, Roy Sabean, draw up something, which I just set to poetic form…

Hope you like it:

Columbus Award Poem illustration

In reality, I think that most leaders do the best they can with the tools that they have, but that they also benefit by having better tools for involving and engaging and aligning people for improved workplace performance and intrinsic motivation.  And our Square Wheels illustrations represent very simple ways to address a variety of issues. And here is how I think about the issue of engagement and involvement:

Square Wheels Illustration on leadership

But that is just how I think about things,


For the FUN of It!

image of the Square Wheels Guy, Dr. Scott Simmerman


Dr. Scott Simmerman is a designer of team building games and organization improvement tools. Managing Partner of Performance Management Company since 1984, he is an experienced presenter and consultant.

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