Creating a Better Work Environment

Happy people make happy results for your company! Here are some great ways in creating a better work environment for your employees.   https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7932-create-better-work-environment.html This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Laurie Kahn

8 Secrets to Success

This has been an oldie, but goodie for me; What are the 8 secrets to Success?  Spare three minutes of your time to check out Richard St. John as he quickly goes through each secret that will lead you one day onto your own path of success.   8 Secrets to SuccessWhy do people succeed? IsContinue reading “8 Secrets to Success”

How to Avoid Ageism

Age discrimination is alive and well. I hear about it often; I find myself pushing the limits of how our owners feel about interviewing and hiring more seasoned employees. In small professional groups, I may hear things like; they are worn out, this business is hard on people, or they want too much money forContinue reading “How to Avoid Ageism”

Hosting Successful Roundtables

When planned and hosted correctly, round table discussions are my favorite way to share and obtain information with associates. It is personal, everyone has a chance to chime in, and they have the potential to be very informative. I found an interesting article on how to plan and host successful roundtables. I thought it wouldContinue reading “Hosting Successful Roundtables”

Career Development: How to Take Ownership

Follow these ten practical strategies to proactively manage your career development and reap the benefits. Written By Raju Venkataraman, FCMA, CGMA Before the coronavirus pandemic hit the world, a LinkedIn survey of a few thousand US workers in May 2018 revealed that “career sleepwalking” had become widespread, especially amongst younger Gen Xers and older Millennials,Continue reading “Career Development: How to Take Ownership”

Keep Moving Forward

Happy Tuesday Everyone! I wrote the attached article right about a year ago.  However, I feel it is just as relevant today, and maybe even more for some of us.   With ever-changing working environments, now more than ever, it is imperative we keep moving forward, remain positive, and understand the value we all bring to our firms.Continue reading “Keep Moving Forward”

Work-Life, Home-Life Integration

We are now in a position to pursue work-life balance now more than ever. Having a healthy balance of ample personal time and productive work time is not a myth. You may have to re-train your brain that work is a part of life. Think of it as “work-life, home-life integration”. It’s the integration betweenContinue reading “Work-Life, Home-Life Integration”

How to Grow Your Grit

I recently learned about the passing of my company’s founder, Art Gensler. The stories I heard from colleagues showed how passionate he was about the industry and about people. A fellow administrator on the West Coast told me he would make a point at large company social events to sit with and get to knowContinue reading “How to Grow Your Grit”

On Grief Leadership

We are almost at the end of Q1, and after finally reaching the end of a tumultuous and dare I say “unprecedented year” there was a lot of hope for the New Year. The last couple of months however, have been far from ideal and nothing like a “new beginning” we were all praying for.Continue reading “On Grief Leadership”

Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time

Working across silos is fraught with challenges, especially when it comes to meetings. Turf wars, internal politics, and lack of focus all interfere with a productive conversation, leading to wasted time and frustration. Fortunately, there are ways to solve problems faster, reduce repetition, and be more productive through a technique called claiming… Read on for moreContinue reading “Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time”