September 2012 Posts

Speed Humps Have Got Me in the Dumps

Yesterday our office building management sent out an email to the tenants non-chalantly mentioning in the body of the letter that they are adding speed control devices to the parking deck. This is the worst possible thing to happen to […]

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Creating Brand Ambassadors from Alums

Current and former employees are your strongest brand ambassadors. When someone is considering using a product or service from a potential company, a reference from a current employee – or more importantly, a past employee – speaks volumes. There is […]

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How to Measure Engagement

If you read this blog on a regular basis, you know the secret of employee engagement is out. Engaged employees are happier in their roles, feel like they’re part of something bigger than themselves and work harder to make a […]

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Monday Zen: When a Home Office Means You’re Never At Home

Now I remember what I like about working at home. And what I don’t. Thanks to poor coordination or faulty vision or who knows what, I’ve split my kneecap open to the bone twice in the last month, which means […]

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Football in the South

It must be said that I love being from the South. There are so many things I love about living here. Besides the obvious perfect weather, beautiful landscapes and great shopping, one of my favorite things about Georgia is the […]

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Does Your Company Value the Leadership of Introverts?

Must great leaders be gregarious? Because whatever happens in this presidential election, we’ll have an introvert in the White House, notes Susan Cain* in a recent New York Times article. Here’s another question: Does your company promote leadership primarily in extroverts? Without […]

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Setting Up Measurement Programs

Every great internal program needs to be able to prove how great it really is. This means a measurement program that provides real numbers or feedback that takes leadership into the minds of their workforce. To create the best possible […]

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“We are in a gravitational pull toward multi-tasking”

“And we must fight it like the dickens,” says Julie Morgenstern, New York Times bestselling author of “Time Management from the Inside Out.” The idea of doing one thing at a time, of slowing down to focus solely on the […]

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It’s Camping Weather!

There’s something about sitting under a sky full of stars and being mesmerized by a roaring campfire that soothes the soul. Or maybe it’s the gooey delicious s’more that melts all over my hands that’s soothing. Either way, I love […]

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Tips for Developing an Engaging Conference

Lots of thought and energy goes into planning and hosting a conference. Here are a few tips to help you create an amazing experience for your next event. Plan ahead. Launch a pre-event campaign to get the word out and […]

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