Posts Tagged ‘mentor’

The Difference Between Efficiency & Effectiveness

Susie was called into her supervisors office.  She knew what the conversation would be and dreaded going in there, but also wanted to get it over with.  Her supervisor said, “Susie, your productivity is not where it needs to be.”  Susie had seen her performance numbers so she was not surprised but she also felt like she…

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The Christmas Songbird

A story about the value of showing unconditional love. Sonita the songbird loved waking up the Clark family each morning with her beautiful voice. But one morning shortly before Christmas, they left! Whatever was she going to do for Christmas?  Like clockwork, Sonita the songbird would perch on the branch of the Clark’s large oak…

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Top 10 Strategies to Become More Assertive at Work

A 2019 study by Top Interview found that 70% of employers prioritize assertiveness as the top quality they look for in prospective employees.  In turn, 94% of employees say they feel more effective when they are confident in communicating at work.  But with only 49% of Americans liking their job and 25% feeling like they have a…

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What If We All Stopped Dreaming?

Do you stare at the night sky?  Have you gazed longingly at the sun as it breaks the distant horizon? Do you dream?  In a wakened state? Of things beyond, where limits cease, and we become. What we were meant to be. When I was a kid, I used to climb the TV antenna attached…

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Rehumanizing the Service Industry

Stressful times can have a way of hanging like a cloud over our daily interactions.  And despite the best intentions, we are all susceptible to fixating on the cumulative adversity we face every day.  Whether you’re worried about your health, safety, equal opportunity, the upcoming election, your finances, the education of your children, your job,…

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The Key to Abundance

The world can be a crazy place.   Many times, we are taught something our whole lives that just is not true.  For example, most of us were raised with the unfortunate belief that the blessings of the world, things like money, talent, love, and joy are limited resources.  Many believe that if someone has more,…

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Let Your Heroes Be Fallible: Tony Robbins #metoo

There has been a recent outpouring of hate and support for Tony Robbins about an intervention he did at a recent Unleash the Power Within (UPW) in San Jose. Many of the critical think he went too far in his intervention and bullied and intimidated the woman who was representing the #metoo movement. Others say…

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