Building Resiliency in Your Life #character #adversity

Whenever I think of resiliency I imagine a rubber band snapping back into form. Not snapping from the tension, but flexing and finding it's way back. People struggle with resiliency. It requires change and adaptation to the situation. The result is a new form and consistency with the same core nature and composition. The difficulty … Continue reading Building Resiliency in Your Life #character #adversity

Your smartphone does not help you #listen #communication

Active listening is important. I recently read a study on how people actually feel about smartphone use during meetings. (You can read it here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140922000612-50578967-why-successful-people-never-bring-smartphones-into-meetings) Not just business meetings, but people sitting and talking to one another in a general attentive manner. Rather, where we would assume people are attentive. Across the board, and across … Continue reading Your smartphone does not help you #listen #communication

I am not a procrastinator…are you? #personality #workethic #coaching

I have been labeled a procrastinator in some of my past circles. And I always hated it. There is some baggage that comes with being called by a certain description, especially if you feel it does not fully encapsulate who you are. We do it all the time, even when well meaning. It is where nicknames and … Continue reading I am not a procrastinator…are you? #personality #workethic #coaching

4 Ways Customers Will Not Appreciate You #customerservice #leadfreely

Have you created a way for a wide range of interested customers to appreciate what you do? The reality is this should be common sense if you have a company or organization that has a wide range of clients and followers. But I would contend that most places of business seek to hit one age … Continue reading 4 Ways Customers Will Not Appreciate You #customerservice #leadfreely

Learning to Love Your Neighbour #MLKday #leadfreely

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I thought it would be appropriate to quote the man himself. The excerpt below is from King's essay, "An Experiment in Love", which discusses the place of love in nonviolent resistance. It is interesting to read these words and consider how timeless the thoughts are in reflection of … Continue reading Learning to Love Your Neighbour #MLKday #leadfreely