Are you passionate about anything…and can anyone tell?

I have a love/hate relationship with technology.  I love its capabilities and the efficiencies it gives me. But I hate it when the time comes to buy something new.  Choosing a new device isn’t really the bad part to me; it’s all the work involved to “get comfortable” again on that new tool. I’m experiencingContinue reading “Are you passionate about anything…and can anyone tell?”

How strong is Gravity in your workplace?

If you grew up in the mid-70’s your Saturday mornings were probably filled with cartoons from Schoolhouse Rock.  To this day, I can still recall the lyrics to “I’m just a bill.”  You may already be singing along. I recently saw a clip “Gravity” on YouTube and it was a nice stroll down memory lane. Continue reading “How strong is Gravity in your workplace?”

Simple and Easy are not Leadership Synonyms

Think back to your grammar school days.  Remember English class? You know, those lessons that taught us the correct parts of speech, punctuation and spelling?  One particular lesson taught the distinction between synonyms and antonyms.  Remember the difference? Synonym:  a word that is similar or identical to another. Examples of synonyms are car and automobile.Continue reading “Simple and Easy are not Leadership Synonyms”

Sometimes Leadership is as Simple as a Piece of Paper

So, it’s official.  President Obama was born in the United States.  The debate over his birthplace has been brewing since before he entered office.  This week, the long version if his Hawaii birth certificate was made available to the public. Click here for the news article. While I’m sure the issue may continue to beContinue reading “Sometimes Leadership is as Simple as a Piece of Paper”

Is every day “Tax Day” for your employees?

April 15th.  Are you ready? For many folks, this week begins the last minute dash to ensure Uncle Sam is happy by midnight, April 15th. Tax Day is a necessary evil right? It’s a reminder that nothing really is free. And in order to stay legal in the eyes of the government, we each haveContinue reading “Is every day “Tax Day” for your employees?”