Is it ‘us’ versus ‘them’?

Business Owner: We want to install a points-based attendance policy for the company. Me: Why? Business Owner: I’m tired of Linda and Fred coming in late and leaving early.  And George isn’t taking lunch so he can leave early.  Me: That’s 3 of your 20 employees.  How about we deal with these employees and take … Continue reading Is it ‘us’ versus ‘them’?

I found the true meaning of…inclusion.

Sometimes you can find inspiration in the strangest places.  This week, I found it during candlelight church service on Christmas Eve.  Pastor John had me from the beginning – he began his sermon with a statement about how the scriptures of the Bible tell the story of the inclusiveness of Jesus’ birth.  (Inclusion?  I was … Continue reading I found the true meaning of…inclusion.

Want to be happy at work? Find your two P’s – Purpose and Passion!

A friend came to me wanting to talk about making a career change.  He had been in his current field for a while and he didn’t particularly care for the company he was working for, he felt the field was moving in a bad direction, he wasn’t being compensated according to the market, etc.  When … Continue reading Want to be happy at work? Find your two P’s – Purpose and Passion!