Input: A Sure Winner

If you’re wondering what will be a sure winner in advancing your career or business or anything else where expansion or improvement is your objective,…

Duty: The Foundation of Success

Though I’ve already written a blog called “The Beauty of Duty”, I’m writing this one exclusively focused on the workplace and one’s career or business….

Stop and Reflect

While in hot pursuit of career or business success, a person doesn’t often stop and reflect. In fact, you may wonder, why stop at all…

Yield: The Relational Lubricant

The “yield” signs—as opposed to stop signs—at merging roads are a great idea, aren’t they? They help the flow of traffic without compromising road safety….

Slow going

Slow going

Sometimes the progress in one’s career is slow going, slow enough to trigger thoughts of quitting and looking for opportunities elsewhere. And though changing one’s…

One hundred percent responsible

One hundred percent responsible

Let me introduce you to the one hundred percenters: the folk who, when they see a situation that is not as it should be, take…

Second Chance?

Second Chance?

If you’re an employer or supervisor, what are you to do when one of your star performers is caught in one form or another of…

Know when to let go

Know when to let go

There’s a popular song by Kenny Rogers called “The Gambler”. It’s about two derelict gamblers riding a railway boxcar; one of the gamblers is giving…

Conflict Resolution

Conflict in the workplace

Very few people, other than perhaps the most belligerent among us, welcome conflict. Most people don’t like to clash with co-workers, family members, or anyone…

How to Find Your Passion

Today we hear, or read—those of us who do read—that to be happy and productive in our jobs we have to “find our passion”. And…