I work at a non-profit, religious institution. My colleagues and I all believe we are engaged in important work (we are!), and we are endlessly generous to one another in sharing our time, our creativity and our resources in a true spirit of teamwork and partnership. We support one another, and we want each other … Continue reading The Benefits of Transparency
A website can't shake your hand. An email won't laugh at your joke. A Facebook post won't give you a hug. What they all can do very well, though, is get information to you. The information is pushed. Whether or not you decide to take the time to read the pushed information is up to you. Whether or … Continue reading Don’t Push. Engage.
Sometimes, a few words is all it takes, but we like to talk. We talk in meetings. We talk over meals. We talk on the phone. We send emails back and forth. We text. We tweet. So many words. So many conversations. At home and at work, we often find ourselves talking about the same issues … Continue reading A Tragic Love Story, in Only 11 Words
Opening the heavy glass door and walking into work on the first day of your new job can be a frightening experience. Most everyone you see is a stranger. You don't know how to navigate your way to your desk, you are unsure of the dress code, and you have a company culture and history … Continue reading Not So Scary
My first blog site. My first blog post on my first blog site. My first day. First days can be difficult. The first day of a new job, a new project or a new endeavor can be a little mysterious, a little scary, and hopefully pretty exciting. Reminds me of being a kid, and jumping into … Continue reading The First Day