Reading Time: 3 minutes This week was a difficult week. My job is fantastic and I am appreciated by my peers and my clients. For the first time, though, I believe my blog interfered in my professional relationships. Having spoken with them at length, I don’t believe there is a concern with my employer. My leaders absolutely believe in blogging as healthy expression. Of course, they can not take responsibility for my comments since they are mine and no
Reading Time: 3 minutes American Managers are Spoiled. Some are even brats. Imagine managing on an island. Your island has limited human resources, was hours away from anything and you spoke a different language. Attracting employees to your island is difficult due to the native language and the island. The island isn’t in the orient or the Caribbean, it’s cold and damp with some months only providing hours of daylight. Growing up, your employees have been educated to speak
Reading Time: < 1 minute I was at Church this weekend and heard a fantastic quote: People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care! That said, the question relates directly back to your marketing efforts. We always talk about Advertising & Marketing as this cohesive strategy. Isn’t the truth that our “Caring” is just as important? My guess is that Caring is just as important as any Advertising Strategy, Marketing Strategy, Research and Development,
Reading Time: < 1 minute It really doesn’t take much to get me excited. I was in a Powerpoint training class the other day. The class was okay… I got a couple of tips. The biggest one that I walked away with, though, didn’t have anything to do with Powerpoint. The trainer was showing us how to drop a screenshot of a window into our presentation. I always hit the PRT SC button (Print Screen) and would crop the picture
Reading Time: < 1 minute Ignore Last Cookie This is the best fortune cookie message I’ve ever seen. Read after enjoying some Thai Chicken at Panda Express on Friday.