We help! That’s our fit.

Helping those who help others Helping those who help others has always been a mission of mine. Lending a helping hand by advising, guiding and mentoring has become a natural fit as I traipse into the consultant world. But how does one know that they need help doing the good work? That depends if they…

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Thriving at Home…during a Pandemic!

Remember when they postponed the 2020 NBA season and we all thought – “How can they do this”, “This can’t be happening!” or “This can’t be real”.  Then they cancelled March Madness, the NCAA’s grand spectacular event, – WHOA, this is getting serious!   At the time, I really wasn’t fully engaged in the imminent effects…

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Thanks and Gratitude…Fuel for the Soul

The week of Thanksgiving 2019, I published this post on all of my social media. Back then, I thought about how the world was spinning so fast that most folks may be having a hard time finding perspective.  Traditionally, the week of Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is a whirlwind of traditions, social gatherings, wrapping…

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Attitude and Gratitude Need to be Given Their Due

“I don’t need a pat on the back to be motivated to do my job.”, a leader told me once, “Why should they?”  As I picked my jaw up from the table, I had to think about that for a little bit.  Perhaps, he was on to something there.  He had gained prominence in an organization…

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Newsflash! “At Least You Have a Job” is not Motivating

COVID-19 Pandemic is not the first time most of us Boomers have experienced a storm of an economic crisis but this one may be the worst in our lifetime.  I can remember my post-college experience of being offered and accepting my first teaching position.  It was like a dream come true.  I was going to teach …

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Plan the Work and Work the Plan

During a normal summer my family would coalesce around a desire to take a vacation. Since we are not spur of the moment people, we tend to develop a plan early and refer back to it often. Destination? Funding? Transportation? Activities? Relaxation? All become part of the discussion. Because we plan, we generally can predict the outcome…

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