The key to solving all your communication challenges is to hire for psychic ability. I know, you’re probably asking yourself why you never thought of this before. To help you get started, here’s a quick test from the Universal Psychic Guild that you can include in your talent acquisition process. (I was below 20% so I … Continue reading The One Skill That Will Cure All Your Communication Problems
At the start of my supervisory career, I was taught that you NEVER surprise the boss with a problem. Check. No surprises. Got it. Huh? Over time I became quite puzzled by that expectation because a lot of the day to day problems I encountered weren’t part of my plans. They were, in fact, surprises. … Continue reading Why You Should Be Asking For Trouble
Does it resemble the person you wish to be? After you leave. They linger. What impression in the minds of others? Where they swirl about turning into stories. Informing decisions. If we could follow your words, Where would they lead us? If words are energy, Do yours empower? Or consume. If words are influence, … Continue reading The Words You Leave Behind
I’m guessing humans started complaining about work approximately 15 minutes after we invented language. It’s one of our favorite pastimes. Gathering around the watering hole after an unsuccessful hunting expedition, Gorb complains to Grob, “Can you believe we spent all day chasing that Wooly Mammoth for nothing? I told the Chief Hunting Officer we didn’t have … Continue reading Why Do We Shame People for Complaining?
“There is generally much to learn before any judgment can be pronounced with certainty on another’s doings.” – Marcus Aurelius How many times have you wrongly assumed the motive behind someone’s words or actions? If you are like me, probably more times than you care to count. Navigating the politics and complex hierarchy of an … Continue reading Monday Meditations 3 – The Rush to Judgment