Month: November 2011


A Recipe for Appreciation

During the Holiday Season opportunities to express our appreciation abound. What will you do with those opportunities? Will you say the obligatory words and make the expected gestures – a business as usual approach to appreciation?  Or will you take these opportunities to stretch yourself to truly make a difference through your appreciation? Appreciation has [...]


When You Know Best

“Character is what happens when life scratches itself onto your soul.” from It’s Not About You by Bob Burg and John David Mann It’s Not About You is a compelling story that doesn’t just talk about the kind of leadership that resonates in today’s world; it shows you what it looks like in action.  It [...]


The Value of Trust

When we don’t trust the people we work for, it can be very difficult to lead.  When trust is lacking we are more likely to try to figure out what “they” want and how we can play it safe than we are to speak up, step up or stand up in any noticeable way. When [...]