4 Very Bad Outcomes

Effective leadership is critical in any organization. When owners,  executive leadership, or managers lack the ability to provide direction, coaching and training and motivation for staff, the organizational culture and morale often suffer. Bad leadership can lead to four very bad outcomes for the organization – regardless if it is a “for-profit” or non-profit organization. […]

5 “REAL” Statements

Do you agree or disagree?

REAL: (of a substance or thing) not imitation or artificial; genuine. “the earring was presumably real gold.” Synonyms: genuine, authentic, bona fide. “Forget about being impressive and commit to being real. Because being real is impressive!”  Jonathan Harnisch, Jonathan Harnisch: An Alibiography Being real, or authentic, is something many people struggle with. I am not talking about […]

2 Important Questions

The Nobel Peace Prize is the “supreme award given to those who have made an exceptional contribution to the betterment of the world.”  But there is a story about Alfred Nobel that most people do not know. Nobel, a Swedish chemist, made his fortune by inventing powerful explosives  and “licensing the formula to governments” to […]

The “8D Problem Solving Process”

Solving Major Problems in a Disciplined Way Problems need to be addressed quickly when they occur, however, they also need to be dealt with thoroughly and make sure that it doesn’t recur. The 8D Problem-Solving Process helps you do both of these seemingly-contradictory things, in a professional and controlled way. Created by the Ford Motor […]

26 Tips That Can Help You

Coping with this issue is vital to your health.

Stress is a killer – it is linked to the six leading causes of death including heart disease and cirrhosis. But if it doesn’t kill you, it can make you extremely ill. With every workplace suffering some level of stress, managing it is key to preventing diseases and ensuring a happy workforce. Let’s face it […]

Building Trust and Credibility: 55 Ways To Do That

Here are 55 ways to build trust in a relationship. 1. It takes many years to become an overnight success. 2. Good intentions are just the beginning. 3. Your reputation is their first impression. 4. Show people that you care about their needs. 5. A promise should be as binding as a contract. 6. Never […]

4 “Musts” That Are Totally Ginchy!

Plus some extras

Ginchy: Cool, groovy. And below is a picture of a “cool” item  – a 1952 Perfume-A-Spray dispenser. Yes, those were made and placed in pubic restrooms back in the 1950’s.  For a dime, a woman could spray on her favorite perfume like Chanel No. 5. (Read below to find out what this has to do with […]

15 Ways to Beat Procrastination

Why do today what you can put off until tomorrow?

pro·cras·ti·na·tion noun. The action of delaying or postponing something. We all do it. We all procrastinate in some way. It is human nature. Some of us are very good at procrastinating. Maybe too good. While others try to avoid it when they can. While reading about this topic, I found unending sources (both humorous and serious). “The sooner […]

Why You Should Hold On Tight, Part 2

7 Ways You Can Do that

In my last blog, you were encouraged to hold on tight to those dreams of your’s. Some examples of very successful people were listed as ones who appeared to be failures. While looking at many resources, I found seven things you should remember and do in pursuing those dreams. I list those below. Remember you […]