Expanding the Team: Orientation and “Fit”

Posted by on Mar 8, 2018 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Leadership | 0 comments

Fit is Everything A few months ago, my wife and business partner, Jocelyn, and I knew we needed to expand our team in the upcoming year. Our top priority was finding the right “fit,” especially since ours is a lifestyle business with periods of frequent travel and a blurred line between work and play. Orientation doesn’t happen in a moment. When we bring in a new team member, it’s for the long haul, so we took the time to get it right. Work with a Professional I contacted an expert to help me find the best potential candidate, and she did all of the pre-screening for us. Each...

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Two Most Important Engagement Words

Posted by on Mar 6, 2018 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement | 8 comments

The simplest, cheapest way to supercharge employee engagement and job satisfaction requires just 2 little words…

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Success: One of These Things Is Not Like the Others….

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement, Leadership | 0 comments

Sometimes we just assume that successful people get that way because they are smarter, worker harder,etc. However, I’ve seen just one trait that all successful people share…

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Engaging in “Karmic” Mindfulness

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Challenge Yourself, Engagement | 2 comments

Karma, not my good intentions, led me to experience mindfulness in a new way. My costly lesson was worth it.

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Leadership Lessons from Captain Daniel Something-or-Other

Posted by on Feb 22, 2017 in Change Management, Engagement | 0 comments

When trust is low and the stakes–and emotions–run high, the best leaders act like Captain Daniel Something-or-Other…

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Engagement Lessons from a 12 year-old

Posted by on Apr 20, 2016 in Engagement, Happiness | 2 comments

My 12 year-old daughter applied to be a peer mentor in her school. But what she wrote applies to engagement at school, work, life, and beyond.

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