I spent my 50th birthday at the most boring meeting of my life. At one point I had to pinch myself under the table to keep from falling asleep. I’ve attended a lot of meetings that are a waste of time – it’s part of my job. (I help teams improve their performance and . . . → Read More: No More Boring Meetings, Please!
Have you ever tried changing a behavior and no one noticed you were different? It’s not uncommon.
Jim was a “hands-on boss.” He had high standards and his team performed well. However, they depended on him for almost all decisions, and as a result he worked long hours and on weekends. The eye-opener came . . . → Read More: What If You Changed and No One Noticed?
If you haven’t communicated with a client or colleague in another country recently, chances are you will do so soon. Technology and our global economy have shrunk our geographical boundaries.
Developing a global customer-centered approach to communication is essential for establishing respectful and productive working relationships.
This can be particularly challenging for those . . . → Read More: Simple Communication Tips to Set Up Respectful Global Relationships
Today’s children live in a world where stress and pressure comes at them from countless sources – from peers, teachers, and coaches to the media that paints a picture of unattainable perfection, parents who want the best but sometimes push too hard, and a world that that can seem painfully harsh.
In their own . . . → Read More: How the Power of Vision Can Help Your Family & 4 Tips to Create One
Fresh out of college, with a degree in special education, I was quite excited when I landed my first job as a teacher in an experimental program – a joint venture between New Mexico State University and the public schools.
The program was housed on the university campus. It was the only classroom and . . . → Read More: When The Best Techniques Don’t Work