Trusting Your Gut Is Bad Business

Trusting your gut is bad business. It can be a huge mistake. “Trust your gut” is an old and accepted saying. It’s one of those adages that many accept without question. Several times in the last week, I’ve noticed tweets, Facebook posts, and blogs that refer to it as some fundamental tenet of running a [...]

By |2022-08-21T14:56:09+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trusting Your Gut Is Bad Business

What Networking Events Should You Attend?

So, what networking events should you attend? Whether you enjoy networking or not, networking is a fact of life in American business. Whether it's in person or online, for many positions it's expected. It doesn't matter if you're an introvert, extrovert, or like most of us, somewhere between. For many, it's part of the job because [...]

By |2022-07-15T15:07:48+00:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Networking Events Should You Attend?

Has Ageism Become Acceptable in the Workplace?

Has Ageism Become Acceptable in the Workplace? I recently clicked on an infographic posted on LinkedIn claiming to explain generational differences. That's not what it did; it stereotyped people by the year they were born. It claimed Gen Xers were independent, Millennials selfish, and Boomers were hard-headed. Like a daily horoscope, it was general enough [...]

By |2022-06-13T17:57:00+00:00June 9th, 2022|Interesting Stuff, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Has Ageism Become Acceptable in the Workplace?

How to ask Questions for Understanding

How to ask questions for understanding  not confirmation is important. I've attended meetings, seminars, and lectures — observed interviews, corrective actions, and employee evaluations — watched video interviews, webinars, and listened to podcasts — and time and time again, I've heard poorly constructed questions with little thought put into them. Too often, questions are asked [...]

By |2022-02-05T13:59:13+00:00September 8th, 2020|Leadership, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to ask Questions for Understanding

Top Ten Reasons Not to Cook Fish at the Office

So, yes, I have a top ten reasons not to cook fish at the office from experience. A few years ago, I made the mistake of warming fish in the office microwave for lunch. It was previously cooked. However, I warmed it in the office microwave, which sent my co-workers running out of the building [...]

By |2022-08-12T13:47:45+00:00August 13th, 2020|Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Top Ten Reasons Not to Cook Fish at the Office
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