What Zoos Can Teach Us About Employee Performance

I walked into a client's office yesterday optimistic and full of life. A great nights sleep, healthy breakfast and ahead of schedule. I was ready to conquer the day. I sat down in my office disguised as a cubicle and jumped right in. Then an unexpected turn of events happened.  After my first meeting I … Continue reading What Zoos Can Teach Us About Employee Performance

How to Make Love in the Boardroom

People are looking everywhere for ways to feel valued and appreciated. We want to be surrounded by other people who are mindful of our needs in a way that says, “I hear you.” We want to be in the presence of other people who joyfully give us the freedom to be authentic and walk in … Continue reading How to Make Love in the Boardroom

THE REAL STORY: Why Transparency in Business is Important

Are you transparent at all costs? From e-mails to texts to the intranet, people are writing and reading 24/7. Writing is a great art and privilege. People rely on the written language for everything. It’s how we communicate messages, transfer information, gain alignment, and stay connected. That being said, “You can’t believe everything you read” … Continue reading THE REAL STORY: Why Transparency in Business is Important

How to Communicate and Get Results

Destination Mapping is a communication process that works! It’s designed for one-on-one conversations, written messages and any presentation no matter how small. The process can be used by anyone who wants to become a better communicator, eliminate costly errors and/or have easy conversations that actually get results. Although the process is designed for business, it’s … Continue reading How to Communicate and Get Results

You’re Bloody Brilliant

In case someone hasn't already told you, let me just say, "You are brilliant." In fact, you are the most brilliant person in your life. You are so smart that you have the ability to answer any life question, accomplish anything you put your mind to, and your ideas are so phenomenal they have the ability … Continue reading You’re Bloody Brilliant

How to get someone to say, “I love my job.”

I've seen my share of employee engagement programs. The best programs are those that show people they are valued, cared for and appreciated by the business and its leaders--programs that have people saying, "I love my job." These are two of my favorite programs. Hats off to the fearless businesses that choose to put people … Continue reading How to get someone to say, “I love my job.”

3 Fast Ways to “Destress” and Feel Human Again

Let's face it people, life is tough, and trying to remain calm and grounded feels virtually impossible among the day-to-day craziness we call "life". In fact, life can get so out-of-control that at times you may not even feel human. You don't know what you feel, but it's definitely not human. If you're someone like me … Continue reading 3 Fast Ways to “Destress” and Feel Human Again