Time to Stop Confusing NICE with LIKABLE

Every motivational speaker on the planet who talks about leadership has cited studies that confirm that we do business with people we like. So when I … [Read more...]

Why I wore a chicken costume at work

   The best way I could think of to show the folks at my new job how honored I am to work with them was to, er, wear a chicken costume to … [Read more...]

Absolutely, Positively Cannot Trust

By now, I’m certain that both FedEx and UPS have completed their holiday deliveries. But as a result of the delivery-failure fiasco at … [Read more...]

Peace or Piece?

This holiday, rather than choose to give someone a piece of your mind at your Thanksgiving table, why not opt for peace instead? For example, … [Read more...]

Serving Sarcasm This Season?

“Oh boy, another juicy turkey this year,” my aunt proclaimed, rolling her eyes as my uncle struggled to carve the dry-as-sawdust bird. Ah … [Read more...]

Team Building With Soul – Celebrating Your Puddle-Jumpers!

Babies are made for cuddling, four-year-old boys are made for mud puddles, and moms-of-a-certain-age are made for shoe sales.  These things are … [Read more...]

One Question That Could Help You Get More Business

Read this short article to find out if you are asking yourself this key question to help you get more … [Read more...]

Vulnerability Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

Oh how I love my girlfriends. And yes, the two I refer to here are both professional motivational speakers, so you KNOW they are fun, funny, high … [Read more...]

Beware of Faux-thenticity

You have heard or read it somewhere by now…  Be real.  Let your True Self show.  And the ubiquitous, Be Authentic! This … [Read more...]

Spurned Return

Three people stood twitching and harrumphing in front of me, clutching the items they had just shimmied in and out of.  And every one had the … [Read more...]