Tips for handling toxic team members

Tips for handling toxic team members

We’ve all been there. A new initiative is announced and you’re tapped for the project team that will handle planning and implementation. You may be excited about it or dreading it. And some of that may relate to whether you raised your hand for the opportunity or were...
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...
Find the dazzle

Find the dazzle

“You must habit yourself to the dazzle of the light and of every moment of your life.” ~Walt Whitman This quote makes me pause. Maybe because Walt Whitman is intense – and I have to really stop and ponder all that he conveys in these few words. Maybe because it’s a...
Chew as fast as you can

Chew as fast as you can

“The secret to my success is that I bit off more than I could chew and chewed as fast as I could.” ~Paul Hogan Sometimes the people who really get things done are the ones who try to do more than they really should be able to do or at least to do more than others...