3 Tips Thursday  – Does Fear Work?

3 Tips Thursday – Does Fear Work?

We have had a couple of weeks to watch leaders who lead from fear. Whether in the Middle East, NBC or Roger Ailes (can’t wait to see Bombshell).  This week is a bit of anti tips – why not to lead from fear. Tip 1. It doesn’t work in the long run. In the short run, it...
3 Tips Thursday  – Guilty Pleasure

3 Tips Thursday – Guilty Pleasure

Do you have a guilty pleasure? Or maybe three? One of mine is a Netflix show about bad baking, Nailed It. The show is all about regular people trying to bake complicated creations.The contestants are totally free of perfectionist tendencies. They know they are not...
3 Tips Thursday  – There is NOT one right way

3 Tips Thursday – There is NOT one right way

This week I’ve got a rant. I have met with three different clients this week who are stuck in situations where the person they work for believes there is one right way. And that way is theirs. There is almost never only one way. Not when driving, or cooking, or...
3 Tips Thursday  – Whistleblowers

3 Tips Thursday – Whistleblowers

Today is an interesting day. As a 12-year-old, I often accompanied my mother to her office at the Watergate where she worked on Sargent Shriver’s Vice-Presidential campaign. My political leanings and experience started by volunteering in that office. The office at the...
3 Tips Thursday – Celebrate What?

3 Tips Thursday – Celebrate What?

Life as a small business is never a straight line in any direction. It’s a messy child’s scribble at best and whether things are up or down, well that’s not always clear. I started today totally anxious about a potential project, one I am waiting on hearing about, and...
3 Tips Thursday – Never enough time

3 Tips Thursday – Never enough time

I have been missing for a couple of weeks. Back to back travel and conferences and deliverables. Not an excuse, an explanation. You see we do actually have time for what we need to do. As soon as something we call an emergency hits, we clear the decks of anything not...