Those Pesky Millenials: Interviewing Tips

First – people are people. I think of “Millenials” as anyone around the ages of 17-28, even though some are still in High School. Your candidates may be students still in college or those who opted for Vocational School or On the Job Training. This Continue reading Those Pesky Millenials: Interviewing Tips

Those Pesky Millenials

The media is full of handwringing about those pesky Millenials! What to do, what to do?! Thought I’d weigh in since I raised 4 of them, and trained many thousands more. When your baby was learning to walk, you didn’t criticize when they fell down. Continue reading Those Pesky Millenials

Community Trumps Tragedy

I was touched by the community pride in Halifax, Nova Scotia on the 99th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  Museums and displays proudly and solemnly showcase the efforts of Nova Scotians when the survivors and the dead from the icy waters were brought Continue reading Community Trumps Tragedy

Employee Engagement Saves Time, Money

You need more productivity from your staff. Every minute counts in a down economy, and it’s imperative that all employees are on board. A “Make it Better Team” is the fastest way to get employee input, transform negative employee feedback into useful solutions, and create buy-in for the changes needed to keep your company competitive and successful. Continue reading Employee Engagement Saves Time, Money

Our Intrepid Settlers and Relativity

None of us knows the future. Of course, none of us ever did. In truth, we are in the exact position we have been forever. We may have thought we had plans, but, as the cliché goes: “Life Turns on a Dime.” Right now, you have exactly as much information about the world around you and your future as you ever had. In fact, you have an advantage. Now you KNOW that you Don’t Know! How exciting is that! Yes, ignorance has been bliss. And, Oh well. Continue reading Our Intrepid Settlers and Relativity

Why we will be better off … eventually

I realized this morning how much smarter I am now about my business and my life. This insanity has forced me to pay much closer attention than I ever have. I’m having to dig deeper into my inner resources, and I’m looking up and around Continue reading Why we will be better off … eventually

The Opportunity Before Us

When all goes to hell in a handbasket, we have the opportunity to fall apart, or to pick ourselves up and go find a new way to do things. That opportunity lies before us right now, in this instant, in this time, in this moment. Continue reading The Opportunity Before Us