Does Your Left Brain Know What Your Right Brain is Up To?

Posted On: April 6, 2015 by Doug

Are you naturally brilliant at certain work related tasks and perhaps feel like a bumbling fool at others? Chances are if you’re like the rest of us, you most likely do and there is good a reason for it. It’s because the brain has two hemispheres, each with their own natural tendencies, capabilities & individual […]


Why Leadership Coaching?

Posted On: December 8, 2014 by Doug Lundrigan

Why Leadership Coaching? The best of the best can’t see themselves clearly. No superstar got there without a coach. “Mr. Woods, I’ve noticed that in your golf swing your right arm rotates slightly, and that’s when you slice. If you corrected that you would probably shave three strokes off your score. Would you like me […]


Micro-Aggressions in the Workplace: Roots and Fruits

Posted On: November 1, 2014 by Doug Lundrigan

“Wow, you’re quite articulate (for a black person.)” “Hey, you’re really good at math (for a woman.)” “I’m surprised, you don’t seem racist at all (for a white person.)” “Oh, we’re going to the gym together, you wouldn’t want to come (because you’re overweight.)” The subtexts can be so hurtful. Perhaps you have felt their […]


Emotional Pain at Work

Posted On: September 25, 2014 by Doug Lundrigan

Emotional Pain at Work What is it about being human that seems to compel us to both give and receive agony of the heart?  Is it beyond our reach to lead a richly fulfilling life without emotional pain?  It may be, but here are some ideas of the causes and solutions to reduce the pain. […]


E-Comp: Influence Predicts High Performance Leadership

Posted On: August 15, 2014 by Doug Lundrigan

Emotional Competence:  Influence Predicts High Performance Leadership  Do you know someone who has much authority but little influence? I recall early in my career a would-be leader who had authority to direct the work activities of about 120 people.  His style was authoritarian and controlling.  He gave little trust or respect to others and received […]


E-Comp: Self-Awareness Predicts High Performance Leadership

Posted On: March 28, 2014 by Doug Lundrigan

Emotional Competence:  Self-Awareness. You know him.  We all do – that leader whose blind ambition and narcissism requires him to win and be right at all costs.  How about the one who pushes everyone so hard she leaves a wake of burned-out corpses?  Aren’t we all familiar with the leader who imposes his personal agenda […]


Evolution of Workplace Culture: A Baby-Boomer’s Guide

Posted On: February 19, 2014 by Doug

Radio interview of Lighthouse Director Doug Lundrigan by Jackie B. Peterson, author of Better Smarter Richer, on Solo Pro Radio. Part 1 January 29th, 2014 Part 2 February 5, 2014 Part 3 February 12, 2014


3 Tips for achieving a High Performance Workplace

Posted On: December 8, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

A few years ago I ran my first half-marathon. Crossing the finish line amidst the cheers from my family, who ran the last quarter mile with me, was one of the most powerful moments in my life. Thinking back to that day, I’m reminded of how similar creating a High Performance Workplace (HPW) is to […]


Catch the Entrepreneurial Bug with Doug and Jackie

Posted On: November 4, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

Doug and Jackie discuss various symptoms of business disease, diagnostic tools, how to get employees to bring their hearts and souls to the workplace, how to leverage the full potential of your human capital with an enlightened leadership style. Anthropomaximology, the study of the maximum potential of human beings. Book recommendations. At public seminars, “take […]


Cultivating Trust in the Workplace

Posted On: October 28, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

Would it surprise you to learn that many dog owners trust their canine companions more than they trust their bosses? Research shows that only 36% of employees actually trust their bosses. Trust has long been part of the underpinnings of society and can be defined as “confidence in our relationships with others”. Trust is a […]


Approaching Zero Error Communication

Posted On: July 8, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

“One-third trim, niner ze-ro feet, two degree up bubble,” ordered the commanding officer to his diving officer.” “Aye sir, one-third trim, niner ze-ro feet, two degree up bubble,” acknowledged the diving officer.” “One-third trim, niner ze-ro feet, two degree up bubble,” relayed the diving officer to the control room.” “Aye sir, one-third trim, niner ze-ro […]


Team ‘s Three Legs

Posted On: April 28, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

We had a blast! We won awards! We were recognized by our peers and the C-suite for our excellence! Work was exhilarating and fun! Our competitive advantage was overwhelming! That was the best team I ever worked with. Have you ever had an experience like that when working with a team? You can! A team […]


Missing Link: Productivity to Emotional Intelligence

Posted On: April 28, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

Why should your firm invest training dollars in a program designed to increase emotional competencies for your staff? Psychologists understand that the traditional IQ test does not measure all of the factors of an effective, successful, happily productive person. “Book learning” is not the only, nor the most important, measure of intelligence. Many of the […]


You Are Sitting on a Gold Mine – March 2013

Posted On: January 13, 2013 by Doug Lundrigan

You may be throwing wealth away every day. Don’t take offense…your business isn’t alone. Most businesses are tossing gold on the trash heap on a daily basis. Many owners and managers have been trained – both by education and tradition – to squander this good-as-gold resource. For most businesses, this is simply the way things […]