Making a Better World…and How Giving Recognition Contributes to Our Success

August 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment  

Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American philosopher, lecturer, essayist and poet who lived from 1803-1882.  He is one of the most often quoted speakers and writers of all time and I regularly defer to his wisdom.  The one thing that all of these skills and occupations have in common is great thinking- as they say, you are your thoughts!  So it is well worthwhile to consider that he described success... [Read more ...]

Recognition- One of a Leader’s Key People Skills

May 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment  

Good and great leaders must have strong, what I call ‘get along skills’ as part of their foundation and preparation.  To advance in work and in life we should pursue the development of our leadership and other people skills. Participating in available training is an important part of this direction.  While doing this though, it is important to keep our minds and hearts open to allowing a change... [Read more ...]

Recognition…. a kind of ‘Pay it Forward’

May 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment  

I want my article to be meaningful so that i can connect with readers. I want to start with the concept of ‘Pay it Forward’.  In the movie, Trevor,  an 11 year old boy presents his teacher Mr. Simonet (played by Kevin Spacey) with a new concept by which to ‘change the world’… a pretty formidable task for  a young boy or for anybody for that matter. The concept of... [Read more ...]