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October 24, 2023
October 17, 2023
Do you ever get that little twist in your stomach knowing you have to go in
to work tomorrow?
How many meetings have you sat through, where the only real thing accomplished was the
scheduling of another meeting?
We've been there.
If you believe the national surveys, only 30% of employees enjoy what they do for a living. Life is too short to waste our time doing something that does not inspire us. Sometimes we just need to see the examples of others to help us chart our own course. When we meet people who love their craft - they inspire us.
Our blog, “Having Your BestDay”, are personal first-hand experiences graciously provided by members of our team, as well as other thoughts that inspire us, information that makes us think, and insights we have learned over time.
One of the organizations I worked for was full of small “p” politics. Our employee recognition program should have given out Emmy Awards as there was more drama than a day-time soap opera. Looking back now, the headwaters of the drama came from a lack of trust, a lack of accountability, and self-preservation skills that had been learned over time.
June 15, 2022
Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person — not just an employee — are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.
We all face adversity at some time in our life, where we are met with challenges that tap into our emotions and drain our energy. The problem with adversity is that most people see it as a negative when actually these challenges can become a very positive experience that can lead to personal growth.
June 8, 2022
The real competitive advantage in any business is one word only, which is people.
I had a dream that I was running out of a building that was collapsing. As I ran down the hallway, the ceilings and walls behind me were caving in. I made it out of the building in one piece. Most dreams I can't remember, but this one sticks with me. It got me thinking - how do you know when it is time to leave an organization that feels like it is figuratively collapsing around you? Here are a few indicators that worked for me:
June 1, 2022
Growing a culture requires a good storyteller. Changing a culture requires a persuasive editor.
They say you shouldn't meet your heroes, just in case actually getting to know them ruins the image you've conjured up — not so, in my case. In fact, my Dad was a hero to me and many others.
May 25, 2022
In determining the right people, the good-to-great companies placed greater weight on character attributes than on specific educational background, practical skills, specialized knowledge, or work experience.
We have talked about this before, but here are three simple reasons why you should hit the delete button on a scorched earth resignation email.
May 18, 2022
Good leadership requires you to surround yourself with people of diverse perspectives who can disagree with you without fear of retaliation.
This is Remi the cow dog. He was born to do one job - a job that he loves - herding.
May 11, 2022
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
I have an embarrassing confession to make. No, not the one where I accidentally walked into the wrong gender restroom at work. The other thing. Our son was stranded in an airport by an airline. Had we not called him happenstance, he would have spent a night on an airport bench. Here is the 'oh I wish I could relive time' part - I sent the following letter to the airlines after speaking to their customer service agent.
May 4, 2022
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
It seems like the world is starving for leadership. There are countless books, seminars, and systems proclaiming the secret to leadership. In the workplace we are sometimes disappointed with our supervisors when they play small or fail to inspire. In my quest for leadership, I finally realized I was raised by one.
April 27, 2022
Looking for a regular dose of inspiration - no strings attached? We are always on the hunt
for people having their best day, and love to share what we find.