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Practices of Successful Workplaces

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Peter Drucker has been called by many “The inventor of Modern Management.” He has written multiple books on the topic and believed it was the people working together that made the magic happen in organizations, no matter the size. He found that successful businesses all followed many of the same basic foundational practices. They asked, … Continue reading

In Pursuit of Continual Growth

In Pursuit of Continual Growth

It is a rainy, blustery day here in Sonoma County.  As I sit and look out of my home office window I am reminded again of continual change.  The leaves on the trees have turned to beautiful Autumn colors and are falling on the ground.  Along with the rain the grass is becoming green again … Continue reading

Small Changes Can Cause Big Upsets

Small Changes Can Cause Big Upsets

Today, I heard one of my coworkers struggling with putting a form inside an envelope and asked him what the problem was.  He said that the window on the front of the envelope was different from usual and that when he folded the form to go inside the address didn’t fit in the window so … Continue reading

Fear Is A Powerful Emotion

Fear Is A Powerful Emotion

Fear is a powerful emotion.  It can totally stop you from pursuing dreams, desires, or even from riding a roller coaster.  For some, fear is part of their everyday life; it stifles them from functioning normally with daily activities. One of the interesting things about fear is fear itself.  We allow it to control us … Continue reading

What Kindness Can You Do?

What Kindness Can You Do?

Happy Friday! It is the end of the work week for many and they are tired and drained. Take the Friday challenge and bring a little joy to those you meet today. Be creative and find a way to make them smile and be glad that they had the opportunity to meet you. Spread kindness!! … Continue reading

Lessons Learned From A Fire

Lessons Learned From A Fire

  Hello, I have been MIA for almost two weeks now due to a horrific event that happened in my city of Santa Rosa in Sonoma California on the night of October 8th.  A wildfire like there has never been before in California broke out in our city on Sunday night along with 70 mile … Continue reading

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

Team building is no easy task and there is no overnight solution to creating an excellent performing team. Whether your team is two or ten people, if its members are not engaged, and do not share the same vision and desired result you will not win the game. There are multiple building blocks in creating an … Continue reading

Leaders Show The Way

Leaders Show The Way

Often, people feel they cannot be a leader unless someone gives them the title.  This simply is not true.  If you believe you are called to be a leader and helping others to achieve their best potential is your passion, then you will do it. A title is just a title.  Being a leader is … Continue reading

Make A Difference Today

Make A Difference Today

Monday, Monday, got to love this day… Often people wake up and dread Monday.  Don’t be one of those people, instead be thankful that you are here today and then go one step further and do something to make a difference. A difference in your life, in your coworker’s lives, your neighbor, a stranger, it … Continue reading