Powerfully Positive Ponderings

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Valuing Trust in an Age of Deceit

As I write this, Lance Armstrong has poured his heart out to Oprah but we haven’t seen the gory details yet. And it makes me think about the value of trust. Trust is a remarkably powerful value. With trust we [...]

An Easy Resolution for 2013: Say Nice Things.

I have an easy resolution proposition for you: say nice things. We’ve all heard the mantra “If you have nothing nice to say, say nothing at all”, but what about this lesser known, but infinitely more positive concept: “If you [...]

Happy Blogidays!

Weekly Wisdom is taking a holiday break and will return on January 8, 2013. Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas and a very happy, healthy and engaged New Year 2013 to you all!

From Clutter to Clean: The Great Office Purge of 2012

People who know my work would say that I’m organized. Working as an event producer, small business owner, Olympic communications director and now, as a consultant and professional speaker, I’ve always delivered my projects in an organized and efficient manner. [...]

Coffee — One Powerful Management Tool

Do you ever take your staff out for a cup of coffee? A simple 20-minute coffee chat can be a powerful management and leadership tool that leaders often forget to use. Taking time each week to take a member of [...]

A Nerve-racking Weekend: The Value of Testing Ourselves

For years the only type of tests I've needed to take have involved my eyes, and after the first one of those, I figured out that I didn't really need to study much to pass them. But this past weekend [...]