Learning to Walk

Learning to Walk

After years of limping, I scheduled an appointment with a surgeon to identify the problem and understand my options. I walked into the appointment with little direction or sense of urgency. Imagine my surprise when the surgeon looked at my x-ray and said “Oh my! This...
The Red Carpet!

The Red Carpet!

I have watched the Golden Globes, Emmy’s, People’s Choice, Grammy’s, and the Academy Aware nominations. Divas have paraded up and down the red carpet for the world to witness, ooh and ah! That got me to thinking, are there Diva’s in companies? As Francis McDormand...
Hiring for Results: It’s Like a Marriage!

Hiring for Results: It’s Like a Marriage!

A business leader recently interviewed several candidates for a customer service position. All were capable, but the leader said none of them “wowed” him. He asked, “We need to fill the role ASAP, what should we do?” As the question mark...
Everybody Needs Rules!

Everybody Needs Rules!

Color in the lines. Don’t talk to strangers. Eat your vegetables. Don’t text and drive. Follow the speed limit. Do not enter. Show up on time. Wear appropriate dress code. Record all hours worked. You get the idea! These rules are common in our life and in the...
Put Up or Shut Up!

Put Up or Shut Up!

Acceptable business interactions and relationships are changing right before our very eyes. The last “What the Hecht” blog titled Just Being Friendly detailed the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein. His behavior started a tsunami of further famous...