“When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Dale Carnegie Lately I have had the feeling that someone backed a dump truck full of lemons onto my lawn. The past couple of weeks in my life have been what you might call…a long story! But first, a little context. For quite some time I have believed […]
Archive | December, 2011
Like a bunch of flowers, we were each unique and beautiful on our own, but together we made the most stunning human bouquet. When you weave the knowledge and strengths of individuals together you will create a more engaged, more creative, more effective whole and amplify the potential your organization.
Listening to your employees is at the top of the list in Boss 101. Your organization depends on you doing this. It’s just as important as listening to your customers. Your customers are the final authority of your success. But try this out – start there and listen back – to your employees. It’s not […]
Conferences are a great way to learn some new best practices, expand your network, and hopefully come away energized with lots of new ideas to implement back on the job. There are usually two types of sessions at a conference – general sessions and concurrent sessions. The general sessions are the ones where you don’t […]
We’ve all been criticized, and we have all leveled criticism at others, both directly and indirectly. This week, I ran across a quote that expresses my personal opinion about this topic extremely effectively. And, just because it is my philosophy, doesn’t mean I always live it very well. . . which is why I am […]