I received a lot of feedback as a result of last week’s Manager’s Minute topic on respect. There seem to be double standards out there in corporations about leadership’s intentions and expectations regarding developing talent. On one hand there is an increase in trainings on how to lead Millennials, which is good. On the other […]
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How to Create a Culture of Respect
The Oxford dictionary definition of respect is: A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. This definition expects that you have learned something about the individual to whom you extend your respect. I can see how the old adage “respect is earned, not given” falls in line […]
Is Learning the Answer to Distraction?
Hello, my friend, Gary Furr has written a series: 7 Steps to Accelerated Business Growth. In one part of the series he mentions how businesses are burning through money due to distractions, costing the US economy $997 Billion. Do you think there is something we can do about it? I think we are meant to […]
Are Your People Invisible?
Last week I was almost bowled over by the gratitude and joy expressed by someone to whom I had sent a little thank you card. This woman is a doyen of the networking scene here in Portland. She is appears to be known, respected and loved by everyone she interacts with. She has built a […]
Are You Acting as Referee at Work?
This past week a couple of my friends and I went to a local soccer game. I live in Portland, OR where the Portland Timbers soccer team is legendary and so are the fans. My friends and I didn’t attend one of those wildly noisy, fan-crazy Timbers games that occur regularly in Portland. It was […]