In the Streets of Sofia, Bulgaria

I'm sitting in the streets of Sofia, Bulgaria. A European city filled with hidden gems and almost a feel of Barcelona, Spain...but not quite. This morning I'm finding refuge and laughter in one place where everyone speaks a universal language and shares the same love for a modern vice...Starbucks! I adore immersing myself in foreign … Continue reading In the Streets of Sofia, Bulgaria

Death By Corporate Speak 😳

Word to the wise… if you’re a leader who’s trying to move an idea, project or corporate initiative forward stay far away from “corporate speak”. Seriously, there needs to be a book called “Death by Corporate Speak”. Regardless of the effort, the only way to get anyone to want to help you is by using … Continue reading Death By Corporate Speak 😳

Turn Around And See All The People

I was asked by a client today, “Why do so many companies have problems with engagement?” 87% of US employees are disengaged to be exact. It’s not rocket science… It’s because most leaders are faced in the wrong direction. Spending so much time appeasing “higher-ups”, Wall Street and making sure that the lastest initiative gets … Continue reading Turn Around And See All The People

The Boomerang Effect

What you put into the world comes right back to you in strength. Be kind to your team and colleagues and they will be kind to you. Show respect and they will respect you. The Universe runs on a system of equal exchange. If you want engagement, performance, appreciation or loyalty from others, you must … Continue reading The Boomerang Effect

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

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.”