Is the Dominant Emotion of Your Company’s Culture Fear? Here’s a Simple Quiz to Find Out.
Marketing psychology has taught me that people are motivated to make a change or a purchase in order to either move toward something desirable or away from something undesirable. And the latter tends to be a more powerful motivator for most. I predict in coming years this will shift as a natural evolutionary byproduct of […]
Intend to Land Before the Holidays Hit? What You Should Be Doing Right Now!
I am in as much denial as you that it is August already! My nieces and nephew in Georgia had their first day of school today and one of my Midwest clients’ kids went back two weeks ago. Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future. Your brain, like mine, may simply refuse […]
Step 3 to a Happy Career: Freedom!
Are the people you deem as successful really free? The answer may surprise you. Freedom, by definition, means unrestrained, able to do as one chooses. Some of the most successful people are severely accountable to many people, and while they may have power to make decisions, they have to make them under heavy constraints with […]
Get in the Game
Was it hard to tell this Monday from any other Monday at work? Can you remember the last time you felt triumphant at work? Has it been more than three years since your last big professional growth spurt? Your answers may reveal that you have been coasting. Sometimes we need to coast, like when […]
Dear Soon-To-Be Graduates: 3 of 7 Things You May Not Want to Know, But Need To
I went back to college this weekend. It was horrifying to discover that these girls were born the year I pledged. My sorority invited alumnae back to campus to say farewell to the house that has been ours since my senior year. It was a time to reflect on some of the most impactful […]
Look at a Person’s Light, Not their Lampshade
I read this quote from Gerald G. Jampolsky and immediately had to add it to my library of inspiration. I was pondering it for so long. The most obvious reason that it appealed to me is because of my own company’s motto, “Unveil Your Brilliance.” This might sound too crazy to be true, but […]