December 2012 Posts

New Year’s Eve 2013

I’ve spent the past two New Year’s Eves, quite contentedly I’d like to add, having some wine and cooking a nice dinner with a couple friends. Long gone are my days of being able to party till 4 a.m. on […]

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Ham I Am

Of all the wonderful things to enjoy during the holiday season, one of the ones I like look forward to the most is Christmas dinner. Of course, the giving and receiving are fun, but slicing open a professionally smoked turkey […]

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Who Doesn’t Like a Good Christmas Movie?

I like Christmas. And I like movies. Therefore, it stands to reason that I like Christmas movies. If you’re anything like me, you have your list of Christmas movies to watch every holiday season. So I figured I’d do my […]

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The Baker’s Dozen

I love the American folklore tale of how the baker’s dozen came to be. It’s a classic story with the ever-relevant lesson of “paying it forward.” This version of the story surrounds Saint Nicholas, saint of merchants, sailors, and children. But another […]

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Christmas Traditions

As a fairly new family with a small child, my husband and I still debate our Christmas traditions. Will it be turkey and dressing or Alaskan king crab? Do you wrap your Santa presents or do you leave them out […]

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“A Thousand Christmas Trees I Didn’t Know I Had”

 ”A Thousand Christmas Trees I Didn’t Know I Had.” That’s my favorite line of Robert Frost’s poem titled “Christmas Trees” which he sent in lieu of a Christmas card to friends, family and people in the publishing industry. About Frost’s chapbooks: […]

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Winding Down for the Holidays – Christmas Cookies

For the week between Christmas and New Year’s, the Good Company Blog will take a break from talking about work. Instead, the people at Tribe will share their favorite songs, stories and poems of the season. Happy Holidays from Tribe! […]

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Insight Seven: Honesty is Critical

This is the last of seven weekly posts sharing insights from a national study on communicating with frontline and field employees. Tribe recently fielded quantitative and qualitative research with non-desk employees in companies with 1,000 or more employees. The complete […]

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Change Management: How Communicating Keeps the Boat Afloat

Times of change can be scary. Employees hear rumors, start playing the telephone game and before you know it, Chicken Little is running around screaming, “The sky is falling!” Thoughtful communication to employees can make all the difference. Including everyone in […]

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The Business Advantage of Thank You

Your mother was right. It’s important to say thank you. Oddly, people often skip that basic courtesy in a business environment. Maybe it’s a result of the attitude that we should be all business at the office. As if being […]

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