What’s with all these rules?

Paul butler Signal Contributing Writer I’m noticing three categories of people in their response to the directives we’ve all been given during this pandemic —

Paul Butler | Your legacy of leadership

From my observation, very few leaders leave an admirable legacy — many cause divisions, and some are downright dreadful. The late John Wooden was an

Paul Butler | Conspiracy at work

As the days turn into weeks, and the weeks turn into months, and the months turn into more months — I’m just hoping this COVID-19

Paul Butler | Principled leadership

In the past few weeks we’ve all had the opportunity to watch the national convention for each of the two major political parties here in

Paul Butler | Insights on outsourcing

“The trouble with most accountants is, they know the cost of everything but the value of very little.” ~ Albert Einstein My wife and I

Paul Butler | Theft at work

A few weeks ago, I had my bicycle stolen from outside our office building. I was aghast and annoyed. I became all puffed-up with my

Working in a mad world

We seem to be living in a mad world right now, and I am concerned this angst will carry into our cubicles, find its way

Paul Butler: Decisions, decisions

One of the most important responsibilities as a leader is to make a decision. One of the noblest attributes as a leader is to have

Paul Butler: Lessons from fathering

Last month, much of the world celebrated Father’s Day. Did you know that Father’s Day was founded in Spokane, Washington, at the YMCA in 1910

A tale of two workers

Have you noticed there are two types of people during these strange days of COVID-19? One type of person seems to focus their attention on

Paul Butler: Pushing the envelope

Winston Churchill famously once said of the United States and Great Britain that we are just “two countries divided by a common language,” and I