Why Lie At Work

Why Lie At Work

“YOUR REPUTATION AS A HIGH-INTEGRITY, ETHICAL, AND HONEST PERSON ARE KEYS TO YOUR SUCCESS.” Why would you lie at work? Perhaps you might call it a white lie?  What is that?   We know lying happens everyday in the workplaces around the world, but why? No one likes a lier.  You don’t like people who … Continue reading

So You Want To Leave Your Job?

So You Want To Leave Your Job?

This past week I had the opportunity to be an employer reference for a past employee.  She just finished her college degree and has been applying for jobs in her new field. This young woman was a wonderful employee the entire five years she worked for us.  She was dedicated, worked hard, never caused problems and … Continue reading

Storytelling At Work

Storytelling At Work

One of the best ways to get your staff’s attention when you are trying to get a point across is to tell a story.  I love telling stories, especially ones that move people to action.  I have the opportunity when I lecture and consult with clients to hear all types of stories and will write … Continue reading

Be Awesome

Be Awesome

  “Great leadership is about human experiences. It’s not a formula or a program, it is a human activity that comes from the heart and considers the hearts of others. It is an attitude, not a routine.” Lance Secretan

Leaders Need A Sense Of Humor

Leaders Need A Sense Of Humor

We know not everyone is called to be a leader. In the workplace there does need to be someone who leads the team so everyone who works there knows they are headed in the right direction with the vision of the organization. Working in an organization that lacks leadership is very difficult, as the people … Continue reading

Evaluate The Manager Within

Evaluate The Manager Within

Yesterday was Mother’s Day I had the wonderful opportunity to spend time with each of my now adult children.  It is amazing to see and listen to them now and to think back to what it was like raising them many years ago. As a parent I learned a valuable lesson, which I was able to … Continue reading

5 Leadership Lessons

5 Leadership Lessons

Wednesday is known as “hump day.” With that in mind I have posted five inspiring leadership lessons from Leon Panetta to get you up and over the hump. Taking these five leadership lessons to heart, and applying them to your life every day, whether you are in a position of leadership now or hope to be in … Continue reading

Does Your Team Have a Rulebook?

Does Your Team Have a Rulebook?

You’re a manager who is a firm believer in “Team Work” and all of the effort that goes into creating a winning team. But, what if one of your team players is more of a cheerleader or finds excitement in passing out the water bottles while the rest of their team fights hard to win … Continue reading

Dreaming for Change?

Dreaming for Change?

I used to be the type of person that waited for change to happen.  I would wish, dream, desire and then wait…. Then several years ago I came upon John Maxwell’s book, “Put Your Dreams To The Test” and it unlocked the door to the waiting room that I had created for myself. You do … Continue reading

Wednesday’s Power Thought

Wednesday’s Power Thought

  “Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life – think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.” ―Swami Vivekananda What do you want … Continue reading