Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Is Being Right Always Right?

From birth, there are certain things that all humans share, regardless of language or country.  When we are born, no one is born with the ability to walk, talk, feed themselves, tie shoes or write their name.  Each of us has gone through the process of learning those things.  And we failed many times in the process.  Those are some of the things that all healthy people share.  It is part of our human experience.  And it is part of the common ground that binds us together as a human race. 

At the same time, even though we all experienced times of failing, like falling over and over when first learning to walk, we somehow began learning the value of

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Hard Lessons Learned by Managers

Whether you’re the CEO or a supervisor, you will learn many lessons throughout your career.  One resounding lesson learned by some managers is when to let go.  Let go of what?  You may ask.  In previous articles, I talked about three levels of performers in a corporation – high performers, average performers and under performers.  Then there is another group that can be one person or more, the

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Going Beyond Diversity Training

 “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” –Frank A. Clark

Shifting the Focus

The corporate environment is ripe for women and minorities to step into leadership roles. To maintain those roles, it will be important to develop skills to handle larger obstacles. When you aspire for higher accountability, you must be prepared for