The lights flickered off, and I looked around with a mildly numb jaw. I called out” hello??!!” The receptionist sounded more surprised when she realized there was a customer still in the dental chair – me! She came back and asked why I was still here. I said, “well, I have a cavity and the …
The title is exactly what it means. If you don’t know, you can ask someone and I am sure they will show you exactly what it means and possibly laugh a little as they show you. So, why would I pick such an edgy subject? When organizations hire me to kick off or close out their …
I was standing in the post office waiting for my number to be called when a female customer standing at the counter started yelling and making an ugly scene—about what—I have no idea. But, she was on a rant about something. It was clear she had a negative attitude and it didn’t help her situation or make her look good.
Is it good to slash prices and cut development corners? In a moment, I am going to show you some math that will blow your mind: the cost of keeping professional development versus cutting it. Employee development is an easy cut when you are trying to brighten the bottom line; but does it really pay?
Keith will be missed, but now his legacy will start. How valuable is our legacy? What does it mean to you? To me, it’s everything! While I speak on the subject of Attitude like Keith Harrell, I want my legacy to be that I made people laugh and encouraged them when it seemed like there was no way out of their dark pit.
It was inspiring! The anticipation built as Anderson Cooper narrated the final minutes of the first Chilean being rescued. With more than 60 days trapped in a mine, 33 Chilean miners got to see the light of hope and home through the power of teamwork. Observing the teamwork of the rescue and watching people pitch in and make the mission of the rescue realized, you can’t help but to feel inspired by the example of teamwork from the Chileans.
CNN reported yesterday on a flight attendant at JFK airport who cursed at passengers, snagged a beer, pulled an emergency chute, and exited the plane. Apparently, he was quitting his job.
Now that I am 39 years old, some of the things that used to be a big deal to me aren’t so bad now.
It seemed evident that I had no artistic ability. So with a sigh of breath and exhaustion, I uttered words of defeat and doubt, “I quit!”