Tips for finding more time for what you love

Tips for finding more time for what you love

None of us has enough time for everything. I hear it from my colleagues. I see it in my clients. I watch strangers taking every “free” moment – as they wait in line, watch their kid’s baseball game, and unfortunately sometimes interact with others –...
Happy merger, happy marriage

Happy merger, happy marriage

This weekend I attended a beautiful family wedding. The bride and groom brought into the ceremony traditions from their respective cultures and sentiments that expressed their unique personalities. They truly made their day an expression of their individual pasts and...
Motivation is an internal job

Motivation is an internal job

“You can take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.” ~Jeanette Rankin We know how others should act. We know what they need to do. We know, often without a shadow of doubt, the best plans for their future and personal development. The...
How your inner circle is damaging your team

How your inner circle is damaging your team

It’s hard to be on the outside looking in, but that is the experience of many people in their work environment. I worked for someone many years ago who believed in having an inner circle of what he deemed to be his superstars around him. These were his go-to people,...
Motivation is an internal job

Motivation is an internal job

“You can take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.” ~Jeanette Rankin We know how others should act. We know what they need to do. We know, often without a shadow of doubt, the best plans for their future and personal development. The...
Walk in their moccasins

Walk in their moccasins

“Great Spirit, help me never to judge another until I have walked in his moccasins.” ~Sioux Indian Prayer “I would never do it that way,” we think when we see someone on our staff take a wrong stab at a problem. “What are they thinking?” we wonder, as we watch them...