Category: Management

Influence: Do You Give or Receive?

Influence. What does that word mean to you? Is it something you are seeking? Is it something others do to you? The way we seek to influence others begins with… Read more »

The Permanent Reminder of a Temporary Feeling

Managers at all levels are on a stage. You stand alone and open for everyone to see. Your decisions and actions are judged by those who report to you. Therefore,… Read more »

What Did You Get for Valentine’s Day?

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day. I was stunned to learn that over $13.2 billion, yes BILLION, gets spent on Valentine’s Day. Between cards, candy, and roses, more than half of the population… Read more »

The Three C’s for Effective Management

If you have been promoted into a management role for the first time, I believe there are three C’s to master. Competency, credibility, and confidence. Once you are able to… Read more »

Do YOU have a Career “Plan B” Ready?

Being a coach for business managers and leaders often gets me into discussions about career transition. While I do not focus on that topic as a primary service, I stay… Read more »

Growing Your Business, Growing Yourself

As business owners, we are always looking for ways to grow our revenue, grow our client base, and grow our business as a whole. But sometimes we get busy doing… Read more »

Does Business Have You Chasing Your Tail?

Ever watch a cat or dog chase their tail? To be sure, it is quite humorous. The real question is when was the last time someone watched you chasing your… Read more »

10 Things I learned About Life and Business from a Single Mom

I was raised as the only child of a hard working single Mom. In my formative years, she taught me so much about life and business. Truthfully, I didn’t know… Read more »

The Emotionally Intelligent Candidate

While academics debate whether emotional intelligence (EI) can be taught, in the workplace, HR professionals are searching for ways to identify EI among candidates and strengthen it in employees. [shareable… Read more »

Confrontation – Turning the Tables

In my last blog, I spoke about confrontation from the viewpoint of the manager initiating the moment. Now it’s time to talk about a response or reaction from the viewpoint… Read more »