Great Teams

Hi Team, Super Bowl 51 is coming up next weekend – the Championship for the American version of Football! There are many facets to a great football team, beyond talent… It’s teamwork. There was a coach named Vince Lombardi who was until recently the winningest coach in football. I’ve read his biography several times (if […]

Happy New Year

I am excited for the new year… I am still in a California state of mind so please enjoy the analogy. When there is a storm in the Pacific, it generates a swell – the waves begin to get larger over the duration of the storm and then gradually subside to normal levels. When you’d […]

Conflict Resolution

I’ve been thinking about conflict for the past couple of weeks. I thought it would be a good idea to share my perspective and some thoughts around the inevitable conflict that arises when humans work together and how to manage it from my perspective. I wrote out the company values in an effort to provide […]

Caring for Employees

When I share this value with others, I am often asked: “What does that mean?” The sentiment behind this ideal is a reflection of my work history, as I’ve been fortunate enough to work for a series of leaders who not only cared about my performance, but also took an active role in helping me […]

Is it February already?

Team Tahzoo,  Wow- is it February already? With six more weeks of winter, thank you Punxsutawney Phil, I left a very cold DC area for Seattle on Monday. It was wonderful to catch up with folks there. I had an awesome brief on our innovation roadmap. The work the team is doing – Kevin Botterbusch, […]