The phone in my grandmother’s house was big and brown with the earpiece hanging on a wishbone shaped hook. When the phone rang two longs and a short, my grandmother would pick it up knowing it was for her or someone in her family. When it rang just two longs, my grandmother would also pick it up (but quietly) because it was for Mrs. Tronrud down the road.Read More
This is the time when we rehash the past year, calculating what worked and debating what didn’t go so well. We can learn from past successes and missteps while preparing for the new year. While you are thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions remember to include:
How do you feel about this holiday season? Do you look forward to the hustle and bustle, thriving on the shopping/decorating/eating/ and trying-to-fit-everything-in schedule? Or like many of us, do you have a love/hate relationship with this time of year? It can be challenging to fit the added stress into the everyday stress of running a business.
My blog arrives on Thanksgiving, the fourth Thursday of each November. It is a blessing to be able to share Thanksgiving with you every year. I have started a new ritual and want to share it with you.Read More
The question this month: What are you doing in your company that will improve people and the planet for tomorrow?
#1 Internally we’re doing a lot of things to grow people: Read More
In her book Radical Candor, author Kim Scott identifies two types of employees: Rock stars and Super stars.