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Knowledge or Skill: Is One Better?

How often do you begin a task that you think you know how to complete, but find you don’t have the necessary tools to finish? Could it be that your knowledge and skill levels differ? (more…)

Getting Serious About Delegation

You can’t do it all. Repeat after me: “I cannot do everything myself.” We all know this, and yet it’s so hard to delegate. Why is this? And how do we change our ways? (more…)

The Biggest, Happiest Lie in Business

The English language, beautiful and complex in its own right, is chock full of maddening rules that open the door to multiple meanings, miscommunication and ultimately, purposeful misdirection. (more…)

You Can Be A World Class Mentor

Almost 25 years ago, I was assigned an employee to mentor for the very first time. I had no idea how to mentor someone, but proud and excited to be asked. I was also scared. (more…)

Shopping and Productivity

You don’t have to be a super shopper to achieve productivity, but the techniques found through coupon clipping and efficient shopping can also be seen and utilized when vying for work optimization. (more…)

Who Are The ‘Linksters’?

You could read a dozen articles on challenges that generations face or what’s wrong with the Millennials and how the Baby Boomers failed. What about the new kids on the scene? (more…)

Boost Office Morale With These Easy Tips

Many companies are starting to see how important it is to keep their employees happy. Trust is a key component in running a successful organization. What workplace changes do you want to see? (more…)

Larry Bird Leaves Behind A Legend

Former coach and basketball legend, Larry Bird, has decided to resign as of May 1st, 2017. What sort of legacy does he leave behind and what can we learn from his coaching techniques? (more…)

Tapping Into Emotional Intelligence

A week ago, my ten year-old son sparked a conversation at our dinner table that was not only profound, but quite surprising. And it all started because of a simple afternoon greeting. (more…)

The Pace of Success

Sometimes you need to sit back and evaluate your life. How are your stress levels? What are you doing to maximize on your skills and maintain your work/life balance? (more…)

It’s Time To Put Yourself First

This time, put yourself first and become a healthier and happier person by working on yourself. Develop personal development goals, stick to them and see them manifest in your life in positive ways. (more…)

Buck Showalter Flexes His Managerial Skills

If there’s one thing that a baseball team needs, it’s a driven and respectful coach. The Baltimore Orioles have been lucky enough to claim Buck Showalter as their own for the past 7 years. (more…)

Doing Nothing Is Not Really an Option

Have you ever stood still in a river and felt the water rush by you? The water can be a gentle push against you, or it can be forceful. It can cause you to lean, struggling to stand upright. (more…)

How to Manage Customer Complaints

Customer complaints happen to the best of us. No matter how well you rank in satisfaction surveys, one thing’s for sure: Complaints will emerge at one time or another. (more…)

Fight Distractions When Working From Home

As a freelancer, I am constantly on the lookout for ways to stay productive. It’s easy to fall prey to distractions. These tips will help you power through instead of disturbing your workflow. (more…)

A Failure of Ethics

A Philadelphia prosecutor was charged with accepting luxury gifts in exchange for official favors. Despite this, he has plead not guilty to all charges. (more…)

Keeping Millennials Engaged At Work

Millennials, are you ready for new job opportunities? Do you find yourself lacking the desire to be loyal to your current company? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. (more…)

Does United Airlines Have Poor Leadership?

As you have probably seen in the news, a man was forcefully removed from a United Airlines flight that was overbooked. The video went viral, and people were outraged. They should have been. (more…)