Which sentence resonates better with you?

“Our operation is broke and the business can’t keep up” or “thankfully, our business is doing so well that it’s pushed the limits of what our operation can handle”

Both of these statements say the same thing, which is that the business is doing…


Two years ago I woke up in the middle of the night with a massive panic attack. I woke my wife up and told her I was done with work and that I couldn’t do it anymore. The stress and the pressure of building a national sales team at lightning…


Over 1,000 interviews later, I can help….

Over the course of my almost 13 years in people leadership, I’ve had the privilege to hire for multiple roles on my own team. I’ve also had the chance to conduct interviews on behalf of my peers who are seeking a new employee. …


Stop waiting. Start doing.

As a leader I have heard the grumblings for years. Individual contributors, people managers, and employees with years of experience in various fields all feel the same way. They want someone to tell them what to do to get promoted. Unfortunately, there is not a perfect blueprint for how to…


In an early November 2019 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Seattle Seahawks kicker Jason Myers missed an extra point and two field goals. During the game, Twitter blew up calling for the Seahawks to release Myers even though the Hawks went on to win in Overtime with a score…


The pandemic doesn’t need to define your journey

Starting next month, millions of college students will graduate to enter the workforce. The question is, what kind of a workforce are they going to enter? With unemployment numbers at record levels and continually soaring, our college students and soon to be…


“I met someone, they weren’t who I thought they were, yada yada yada, it was best that we separated.”

We’ve all either heard this story from our friends or we’ve told it. Finding that sole person on this earth is hard. The one person who is a match for our personalities, our needs, our wants, our desires, and the person who just “gets it” and “gets us.” Many folks…


How do you plan to convince your teams that they have to work in an office after what will be months of working from home successfully?

Prior to COVID-19, employees have long made the argument that we live in a digital age and we have the tools to allow them…


“the tribe has spoken”

Image property of CBS Television, Host Jeff Probst

Survivor is MTV’s The Real World for professionals hosted in a remote location. The concept is almost identical except they’re adults and they’re in the middle of nowhere. The show is exactly like the title states, your job is to survive. You must form alliances, build trust, work together, solve…


“make sure you have the right people driving the bus”

Image Credit 20th Century Studios

Imagine a time where Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock were upcoming stars. The year was 1994 and their breakout roles came in the movie Speed which banked $350M at the box office. The movie kept viewers on the edge of…

Scott Bond

Scott Bond has 12+ years of experience leading sales & customer service teams for media and tech companies. Learn more at www.linkedin.com/in/scottbondseattle

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