Do you feel guilty about taking time off? Apparently, here in the U.S. a lot of us do. According to an article in Forbes, “Why America has become ‘the no-vacation nation,’” a survey of 1,200 full-time American workers showed that 47% of them didn’t take all their vacation time … Read more
Is the talk of the upcoming 2020 presidential election already making you shudder when you look at your social media channels? Is tuning out is the answer? Maybe that’s a good option for the current political cycle, but I think there’s too much tuning out on other fronts.
Consider how … Read more
We don’t just leave our feelings in the car when we walk into our workplace. They’re part of who we are and we can’t ignore them. But it’s how we face them that’s important in our relationships and communications – business and otherwise.
Feelings are a response to the way … Read more
People who know me know that when I think people aren’t paying attention, it drives me crazy. Too often we see people who don’t pay attention. They’re looking at their phone instead of driving. They’re reading email instead of paying attention to the webinar that they’re logged onto. They’re typing … Read more
The last time I checked, there were no perfect people in the world. Certainly, many are striving for that goal – think of celebrities, professional athletics, Olympians and those in leadership positions.
If we’re entirely honest with ourselves, we know that we can’t be perfect. But does that mean we … Read more
Labels are very important in life, aren’t they? We look at labels on our foods, drinks and medicines to find out if there’s anything in them that we – or our loved ones – are allergic to. You could even say that labels could mean the difference between life and … Read more
There’s something about sharks. I think it might have started with the 1970s movie Jaws, but today we have a whole week dedicated to them on Animal Planet. Every time I hear about them on TV, I wonder — what is it about sharks that makes them so intriguing?
I’ll … Read more
I was meeting with a client recently when he told me that a potential vendor told him that they could provide “X” service, plus they could also do a press release. And he indicated some concern about that – wondering why a firm that claims to be an expert in