Sometimes, a picture is worth a thousand words!
"Say what you mean, mean what you say, and don't be mean when you say it."
The First Amendment gives us the freedom of speech and the right to fully express our many and varied perspectives. It's what makes America, America.
Unfortunately, too often, before we speak and advocate for our cause, we fail to actively listen to others whose views may differ from ours.
Meetings waste time and frustrate people. So bad is the image of “meetings” that I prefer to call them “briefings” instead.
With flowers, chocolates and love notes making there way to millions of people across the globe, it seems like a good time to talk about how to effectively communicate with our loved ones.
With our kids all grown-up and gone from the house, Deb and I won’t be doing any “trick-or-treating” tonight. But as the ghosts, goblins and witches make their way down the streets, I’m reminded about how important it is to keep your teams safe, secure and worry free.
Whether you’re a newly hired employee, seasoned manager or president of the company, your daily interactions and ability to get results is dependent on the art of being able to effectively and clearly communicate with others.
Happy Valentine’s Day! I can’t think of a better day than today to begin a conversation on “relationships” and what it takes to make them work.
IF YOU WANT TO STIFLE PARTICIPATION AND CHOKE OFF CREATIVITY, HERE’S WHAT TO SAY...
A is for Attitude
I appreciate friendly, enthusiastic and optimistic people. They light up my day and uplift my spirits.
P is for Purposefulness
I admire people who make a positive difference and serve the greater good. The world is a better place because of them.