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The Humanity in Tipping

I wrote this as a reminder to share with your high school and college age students. Though they are old enough to enjoy going out to eat with friends, many of them have not been taught the importance of tipping. Please take the time to have this conversation with your Read More …

Dont be a Lifeless Algorithm

Have you ever wondered how many people on your friend list or followers page aren’t… well… real people? It’s true – with the introduction of bots into social media platforms, it’s become challenging to discern the fake from the real. Bots are pieces of an algorithm designed to behave like Read More …

Let’s talk Politics – NOT

When should we talk about politics? Well, the answer is quite straightforward – whether it’s the coffee shop, workplace or the huge family get together in the backyard, discussing politics always finds a way of leading to arguments, sparking emotions and creating strife. Therefore, the short answer: never. In our Read More …

Video Conferencing Etiquette 101

Video Conferencing Etiquette Why are more and more businesses investing in video conferencing? The benefits of video conferencing are well known, and include: increased productivity; decreased travel time and costs; improved collaboration and better decision making; the ability to connect mobile workers and expand the remote workforce; the creation of Read More …

Home Sweet “Office” Home

Do you work from home or do you manage employees that telecommute to work?   During the 1970s when the OPEC oil crisis and cost of fuel was rising, Jack Niles (known as the Father of Teleworking) looked for ways work would be completed without having to drive to work. Read More …

Managing Your Workplace Anxiety

How can I cope with my workplace anxiety? I am asked about this often, and it’s also part of a workshop that I offer for managers and employees. It makes sense as the workplace is where most people experience stress and anxiety. Here are a few notes from my workshop!   This workshop Read More …