Thankful for Opportunity

Thankful for Opportunity

Constance The first time I was turned down for a job I wanted, it was for a reason I could not comprehend. The owner of the business didn’t like my answer to a question he thought was the be-all, end-all of interview questions. His question, “What do you expect from...
Can You Trust Your Boss?

Can You Trust Your Boss?

It’s Not What You Think When a leader is vague, says one thing and does another, or shows little empathy for his or her team, people lose trust. At first, it might not be obvious that we should withdraw trust. We may be wary, but not convinced one way or the...
Delegation – It’s Not What You Think

Delegation – It’s Not What You Think

Over and over again, executives, managers and team leaders express that they are over-whelmed, over-scheduled, and just plain, over it.Every possible reason, real or imagined is given for their situation. Often people express deep unhappiness and even anxiety about...
Innovation Isn’t Crazy

Innovation Isn’t Crazy

Innovation is a great catalyst, sought by every business leader worth their salt.Big, new ideas, even if they sound crazy, can energize people. The exhilaration that comes from thinking and talking about new ideas can be great fun. Sometimes, out of a pile of ideas,...
How To Stand Out When You Aren’t On Stage

How To Stand Out When You Aren’t On Stage

It is common and even popular to be cynical about business and what it takes to progress in one’s career.Far from what is depicted in Dilbert cartoons, I have the privilege of working with leaders and talented people who are driven by a desire for achievement. Of...