June – I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal

Last month as I was preparing the sound system for the management webinar I conducted, I picked up my ukulele and played, I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal.

It then dawned on me that this song is a perfect metaphor for managers.

Your current management skills may seem like a chunk of coal but work at it and you can be a diamond (management diamond that is) someday.

If you want to hear it, pull up my song at

Some of you may recall that in 2011 I challenged you all to find your “ukulele moment.” (Click here to see the article).

Please send me your ukulele moments.

the Management Doctor