Building Your Confidence

Every person has experienced times of great confidence and other times where we question our abilities. This is normal. We have all experienced the loss of jobs and the joys of achievement. Having self-confidence is like any other skill you have; it is learned and takes continual practice. Your experiences, education, talents, and skills will

Service-based Leadership

Many of the leadership books I have read are written by former military and CIA people. The one thing they all say that corporate America leaders are not taught is service-based leadership. In the military the main theme taught in boot camp, is not the hard-physical work, yes that is component but each person learns

Accountability in the Workplace

Accountability in the workplace means that all employees are responsible for their actions, behaviors, performance, and decisions. It increases commitment to work and employee morale which leads to higher performance. The challenge is that in today’s culture it the norm to pass the buck. Blaming someone else when things go wrong in the workplace or

Content Marketing

Marketing is vital for business success. It is how a business creates and builds awareness of who they are and sell products and services. Utilizing a variety of marketing channels, creating strong content messages that tell you story is a simple and engaging way to attract and retain customers. What is the difference between traditional

Trust in the Workplace

The need for trust in the workplace is a fundamental building block of any organization and can be regarded as so important that trust in the workplace either makes or breaks an organization’s culture. Trust increases loyalty and the willingness to stay with a company. Trust decreases stress levels and hostility in the work environment. Trust overcomes resistance to change. Trust breaks

Stay Connected

Human connection is important and it is a huge aspect of building relationships. During these times of COVID-19, optimism, hope and kindness are strong. Communities are banding together to support each other. It is wonderful to see individuals, families, organizations and businesses unite together to support each other while following social distancing rules. It is

Living through the Economic Recession

The reality of the COVID-19 health crisis is that the economy has taken a huge downward plunge. The current health crisis did not start the recession, it just sped it up. Historically, recessions occur when consumers lose confidence in businesses; this is when people stop purchasing as much, high-interest rates, stock market crashes, falling housing

Being a Great Coworker

Our lives are built on relationships. Relationships with partners, family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers. We spend more time with coworkers than anyone else. The average full-time employee will work about it 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year which adds up to over 2000 hours. Having a harmonious workplace makes going to work enjoyable.

Inspiring others

Stop and think about a person who has inspired you. What traits did they have? Honesty, integrity, confidence, good communicator, accountability, creativity, empathy, resilience, humility, vision. When I think of leaders who have inspired me, I think of the humble individuals that accepted me, made me feel valued, taught me and challenged me. My favorite