Category: REDEFINING SUCCESS

Home / REDEFINING SUCCESS
When You’re Waiting for Everything to Be Perfect First
Post

When You’re Waiting for Everything to Be Perfect First

Or Have Bills Paid Off. Or Until You’re Married or Find the Perfect Tufted Ottoman at HomeGoods or are 20 Pounds Lighter and a Lot Less Stressed. A study* of 31,000 employees across America found that job security was a major driver for employee retention. 46% of HR leaders said that burnout is responsible for...

A is for Authority, Not Asshole
Post

A is for Authority, Not Asshole

There’s a stench in the air and it’s called conflict. I see it over and over again… Talented, skilled, results giving professionals conflicted with the title of authority. “I’m not an authority or an expert, I’m just someone that’s learned a few things.” The self deprecating sentiment is almost sweet. Except that it doesn’t do...

The Weak, the Lame, the Petty, the Irresponsible, the Needy, the Greedy, the Desperate, the Impatient, the Lazy, the Dim Witted, the Finger Pointers, and the Shamers… Yeah, These are NOT Business Builders.
Post

The Weak, the Lame, the Petty, the Irresponsible, the Needy, the Greedy, the Desperate, the Impatient, the Lazy, the Dim Witted, the Finger Pointers, and the Shamers… Yeah, These areN’T Business Builders.

Nearly 16-years ago, when I started my first company (writing educational material for learning centers and community colleges), I was filled with doubt and confusion. You could see it in my office which habitually looked like it was ransacked by vikings looking for their next meal. I struggled with the stuff that most new business...

Overwork, Overdoing, Overdelivering, Overcommitting. Stop it All Ready! Really…Stop.
Post

Overwork, Overdoing, Overdelivering, Overcommitting. Stop it All Ready! Really…Stop.

The curse of the “good girl” looks like giving too much, too often. Being at other peoples beck and call, the last one to leave the party because you’re washing someone else’ dishes. Overdoing everything for fear of being irresponsible, getting it wrong, being bad, wondering who you would be without your good girl. But...