510, 2020

Six ingredients of a Goal

By |October 5th, 2020|

Six ingredients to a goal is a follow up to my post You Cannot “Do” A Goal – You Can Do Activities. In this post I share a few more ingredients of a goal. If you want goals taken seriously, it starts with the team leader. Because if a leader wants team members to take goals [...]

110, 2020

Why Cats Suck at Social Media

By |October 1st, 2020|

There are multiple reasons why cats suck at social media. To begin with, their paws are a problem, they tend to swipe at the screen and scratch it, and they play with the mouse. But the biggest reason is cattiude. They are not social creatures. Cats are Territorial Cats don’t like to share and often [...]

2809, 2020

The Motivation of Accomplishment

By |September 28th, 2020|

What is motivation? A young sales manager asked me for advice on motivating his team. I asked a few questions about his team and then asked if he knew what motivated his teammates individually. He told me that was easy. Since sales generated commissions, they were all motivated by money. And since he considered money [...]

2109, 2020

Can a Boss Be a Friend?

By |September 21st, 2020|

Good question. Can a boss be a friend? Have you been told not to be friends with your employees? If I asked, should a boss help his or her direct reports, would your answer be absolutely? However, isn't that what true friendship is, helping and supporting one another? Too often managers are advised not to [...]

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