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Sunday, September 23, 2018

How to Handle Change and Stay Positive

  Change can be both a good thing and a bad thing. Some people find change refreshing and welcome it from both hands, while others...

Death by Committee

I'm guilty for sending things to committees to die. Here's how to survive and make it productive. Here's a great article by ECHO. Committees are...

Dunbar’s Number

My kid was bragging about how he has so many followers on Instagram and I let him know about my Twitter followers to which...

I Just Changed Jobs, I’m Not Dead

November 30th was not only Cyber Monday for me this year. It marked a new beginning for me as I left a 20 year stint...

Change and Uncertainty

I've been surrounded by so much change in the past year; to a point where I think I needed to write some things down...

Quitters, Campers, & Climbers

Three individuals were standing at the base of a steep hill.  Having just traveled a great distance, all three were extremely tired, but knew...

Service Never Stops When You’re Having Fun

Tailgating? No. BBQ? No. Really cool looking hot dogs? Yes, but more importantly, this is a symbol of a pledge I rarely make. We’ll...

Defining Cultural Layers

I recently was part of new employee orientation and had to sit through a whole day of listening to subjects I've had to teach...

Happy Father’s Day

It’s 6AM on Father’s Day and I’m sitting at the dining room table without light except from the laptop glow. The kids are still...

Job Interview Prep Music

In preparation for my upcoming job interview I decided to make a playlist to get my hyped up for my job interview. I prepped...

Meeting Agenda, Action Items, and Motions Templates

I received a few emails about running efficient meetings. I usually respond by telling people to use RRO (Roberts Rules of Order). When I...

FUNdraising

I’m not a sales guy and I don’t take rejection well. One of my biggest frustrations in life came when trying to raise money...

Carpool Memories

A very strange thing happened to me today. I normally take public transportation to work but today I decided to drive in. I usually...

Resume 2.0

I’ve been watching the unemployment rate drop and wonder what the cause of it might be. Could be the seasonal jobs or that the...