Community…Just like family? #values #community #identity

Family is the best picture of being a part of something bigger than ourselves. Period. I know firsthand that does not mean it is easy, neat, or clean. We bump into each other. We tolerate things we do not necessarily agree with. We argue and fight. We feel like pushing away when our space is … Continue reading Community…Just like family? #values #community #identity

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Change Your Work Culture #teamwork #culture #vision

What is your culture of leadership? What does it look like to be on your team? I enjoyed the video above largely because of this simple statement: Don't get so caught up in vision achievement that the people around you start feeling like equipment. (Rough quote) One of the traps I found myself in as … Continue reading Change Your Work Culture #teamwork #culture #vision

Does everyone agree with you? #communication #understanding

“…right?” I used to frequently end my sentences with that modifier. My wife eventually told me to stop it. No one liked it and it was not really a question I was asking. It was just a way to get a response to a statement. Or more likely, to receive affirmation on what I wanted. … Continue reading Does everyone agree with you? #communication #understanding

Communication and Clarity #funny #Midweek #Motivation

Some things are hard to forget. Others you may need to write down. Or at least take a picture for memories sake...or to blog about. What message are you trying to communicate? We lose a lot of people in our messages. There are plenty of situations w here this is true, in numerous aspects of … Continue reading Communication and Clarity #funny #Midweek #Motivation

Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

In my upcoming blogposts I will be talking about communication, a subject that is at the centre of much of what I talk about. Sounds like an oxymoron, but many of us who talk a lot do not necessarily communicate well. Take a look at the media or marketing in recent weeks and you gain … Continue reading Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship

Your #socialmedia face tells a story

I love this cartoon, it illustrates how so many treat their social media presence: I was part of a lively conversation at a networking function with people of various work backgrounds. The topic went from experience, to training, to marketing, to... Social media. And we camped here for some time. This was a polarizing topic, … Continue reading Your #socialmedia face tells a story

What is your legacy?

How do you define success? How about a legacy? There are some real gems in this video I have linked here. It reminds me of a similar talk John Maxwell gave 20 years ago when Willow Creek was celebrating a significant anniversary. They talked a lot about their grassroots beginnings, the people that are still … Continue reading What is your legacy?