This is Scary!

This is Scary!

This is frightening! This is scary! Halloween? No, MANAGING PERFORMANCE AND PROVIDING FEEDBACK! I recently asked a client how his new hires were doing, and he responded, “They are doing well but are not very consistent. They take a long- time cleaning apartments,...
Words Have Power!

Words Have Power!

Casual comments repeated frequently are not casual! When a person repeats the same phrase, they may act as if it is “off the cuff” but it is an indication of how they really feel and what they believe. Over the last weeks, I have experienced incidents where leaders...
You Are an Everyday Hero!

You Are an Everyday Hero!

This week we lost John McCain, and flags have flown at half-mast to respect his contribution and spirit. This isn’t about the side of the aisle that you favor, this is about honoring a hero who stood for his values and the values of this country. We commemorate heroes...
Too Much On My Plate

Too Much On My Plate

When I go to a buffet and have every choice available, I can’t decide if I should start with the appetizer or dessert, so I take everything. My eyes are always bigger than my stomach. I can hear my mom saying, “think of the starving children…” and that voice in my...
Hire for Visible Passion!

Hire for Visible Passion!

Have you ever met a person and “know” they have something special? You can’t identify what it is other than they have energy and it seems infectious. They make lemonade out of lemons and are a joy to be around. These are people with visible passion, a zest for...