Category Archives: What We’re Reading

Intergenerational Lessons

My husband and I have the privilege of spending time with our 15-month old grandson, Nash.  It’s been a long time since I’ve thought about child-raising issues, so I am happy to receive wisdom from my daughter’s knowledge and the … Continue reading

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The Fearless Front Line

I have just read and reviewed a new book written by a friend and colleague, Ray Attiyah. His leadership philosophies help us understand how to engage front line workers in a way that creates ownership of their business. In the … Continue reading

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The Secret Power of Introverts

A friend of mine recently posted an article on his facebook page that caught my attention. It’s from Forbes.com and is entitled “The Secret Power of Introverts”.  In it, the author explains that the American workplace tends to favor, and … Continue reading

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The Anxious Organization

I am a great fan of the book The Anxious Organization by Jeff Miller, a management consultant, therapist and coach.  He clearly articulates what happens to people within an organization when leaders fail to demonstrate centered thinking and calm behavior during … Continue reading

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How to Make Work Life Balance Work

As an expecting mother and a professional, the topic of work/life balance is on my mind.  I’m left wondering…Can I have it all?  More and more I’m starting to realize that the work/life balance equation is specific and unique to … Continue reading

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Managers in the Middle

I have just finished reading an article by Accountemps, the world’s largest specialized staffing service for temporary accounting, finance and bookkeeping professionals. Their recent survey of 1,000 senior managers at companies with 20 or more employees, indicates that managers spend nearly … Continue reading

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Blog Recommendation

Several weeks ago we introduced Definity Partners, a cultural improvement company, and their blog.  The founder of Definity Partners, Ray Attiyah, has long been a proponent of developing company confidence.  I’d like to recommend one of his recent blog posts.   … Continue reading

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How Full is Your Bucket?

Our readers have asked us to share more thoughts about team motivation.  In our last post, Lane introduced an important way to keep Associates motivated – providing recognition. I’d like to share another resource on that topic. The following is … Continue reading

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A Little Help from our Friends

This entry is dedicated to people who have enriched my learning, thinking, and understanding of the issues that affect all work and personal relationships.  I introduce these friends and their organizations knowing that their thoughts and wisdom will be great … Continue reading

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