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 between … Continue 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 know … Continue reading How to Grow Your Grit

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 more … Continue reading Cross-Team Meetings Don’t Have to Be a Waste of Time

Those that Lead, Speak. And Write. The Role of Content Marketing

From Aecumen, LLC, written by Scott D. Butcher, FSMPS, CPSM For the past several years, “content marketing” has been the buzzword in the business world. We’ve all been told about the importance of blogs, ebooks, white papers, vlogs (video blogs), and more.  And we’ve seen how some of the leading firms in our industry – … Continue reading Those that Lead, Speak. And Write. The Role of Content Marketing

Denzel Washington’s Life Advice – FALL FORWARD

My younger son graduated with an Associates degree over the weekend. Being a "virtual" commencement ceremony, we all gathered in the living room to watch the encouraging words of the school president and the keynote speaker. The health crisis has grounded my mother-in-law in Australia until travel restrictions are lifted. But that didn't stop her … Continue reading Denzel Washington’s Life Advice – FALL FORWARD