What Would Dory Do? (WWDD)

Characters in the movie, Finding Dory, ask, What Would Dory Do (WWDD)? when faced with a difficult situation.  Dory, the friendly but forgetful, blue tang fish goes in search of her long-lost parents and everyone learns a few

Get Your Hustle On

There are two kinds of people - those who do and those who don't.  Which are you?  Maybe it's not that simple, but when you study highly successful people you don't find them binge watching

Ready, Set … Ask

It is so easy for our communication with others to get derailed.  There are infinite distractions that can get in our way and often we are so busy preparing our response that we aren't truly

The Lightness of Being

The moment we try to be still, we discover just how restless our mind can be. The harder we force it to be calm, the worse it gets.   With practice we can come into

Who is Responsible for Career Development Anyway?

Remember when there used to be a career ladder to climb?  Flatter organizations, frequently changing organizational structures and newly emerging jobs have kicked the ladder out from many people. Career Development is an exploration and

Using the F Word at Work

Some people would rather drop the "f" bomb at work than talk about the other "f" word - feelings.  That's right - feelings have a place at work.  How can they not? We are after

The Least Amount

I have always been one to give my fullest effort, but at a certain point in my life between family, career and well-being that became almost impossible. As I started to reexamine my life, I

The Ideal Team Player

One of the benefits of being a Board Member for Make-A-Wish Orange County and Inland Empire are the professional development opportunities that are available.  This week I got a preview of Patrick Lencioni's newest book,

Magic Unleashed

Following a two-day staff retreat, a client recently said to me, "I just love seeing  you work your magic."   Now, I don't saw people in half or pull rabbits out of a hat, but

Super Recognition

Employees are often asked to perform super human acts, which they willingly do, but they are often discouraged when no one notices or says anything about it.  Leaders that encourage and create an environment where