Shaken or stirred? What inspires more? It’s easy to lead through fear and intimidation… how to inspire hearts and minds.
Archive | September, 2013
Did you have a big dream when you started your business but as time goes on that dream feels further and further out of reach, and you’re wondering if you should give up on your business altogether? This episode of She Takes on the World TV is for you. I have given up on projects […]
Have you ever had one of those weeks? A week filled with news like this: One more friend is diagnosed with cancer while others are in the midst of the battle Several friends say their last goodbyes to loved ones that have left the earth One more marriage is on the rocks One more job […]
Guest post from Jean-Marc Laouchez, Hay Group: “Banking is no longer somewhere that you go, it’s something that you do.” – Brett King, Banking 3.0 When was the last time you visited a bank branch? My kids have never seen the inside of one. Chances are they never will. Brett King’s quote sums up […]
Attitude is talent? Of course it is, we just have a hard time quantifying it so we mainly hope we get the right attitude when we add people to our organizations. What’s the biggest problem with all those resumes you are sifting through to find the next perfect employee? You know it when you hear […]
How many times have you heard that old saying, “The customer’s always right”? Sounds good to the customer . . . but do you really feel that way? Think about it. It’s your organization. You have procedures. You’re regulated by someone. How can the customer always be right? Why are you going to publicize something […]
An open door policy is such an important part of leadership. But it can also back fire. 5 times to close your open door.
As I drove into the driveway, I noticed something in the window of the garage door. When I drove in and closed the door, I realized that the “something” was the largest butterfly I’d ever seen. He was pressed against the glass looking back at the world he had come from, and although he could […]
This blog post is being brought to you by Visa Small Business. If I could go back in time and do a few things differently when I was starting my own business for the first time, I would, but hindsight is 20/20 and I learned so much. I started working on my first real business […]
Guest post from Dan Schawbel: Companies of all sizes have a new generation that’s quickly rising up the ranks. 15 percent of Millennials, also referred to Generation Y, are already managers. These workers are born between 1982 and 1993, making them students and young professionals. Millennials are often misunderstood and are positioned in the media […]