Time To Return To Ethics

The discussion of ethics has returned once again to the forefront of our consciences. The headlines repeatedly highlight numerous examples of ethical violations. How does one begin to resolve these challenges?  How do we resolve the ethical crossroads within our...

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Accountability: Staking Your Claim Into Responsibility

Accountability is a word always heard at work. We are being asked to accept additional responsibilities most of us have never imagined would become ours. But as employees, we have the choice to take on or reject these responsibilities. Accountability Is Freedom Many...

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Sudden Change: Leading With Resiliency

Resiliency is the ability to recover from sudden changes or hardships. When you recover from adversity, you must adapt successfully to the change. Sound familiar? Some of the most ridiculous things happen in our workplace. Over and over again, we, the resilient leader...

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Rich Resources: The Power Of Our Informal Networks

(Thank you for your 6+ weeks of patience as I recovered from knee replacement surgery. The Business Solutions Blog is back in action!) Networking is recognized as a major influence on one’s ability to achieve great success. The most successful people in the world...

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Grooming Leaders: Developing A Leadership Talent Pool

In the olden days, a company never spoke about who their next leaders would be. Succession plans were always kept a secret. Now, with the baby boomer generation retiring, companies are scrambling to groom future leaders. Developing a pool of leadership talent is...

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Prove Your Worth: Demonstrate Your ROI

Project managers are expected to be many things: proven leaders and consultants on industry trends, knowledgeable about world and economic conditions, even experts on technology and procurement. It is critical to prove your worth, or return on investment (ROI) that...

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Carrying The Yoke: Demonstrating Compassion At Work

A yoke is a smooth concave shape made to fit around the back and neck of oxen or other draft animals, and is designed so the animals do not touch each other and the weight of the load is equally distributed. Today when we hear the word yoke it is most often used to...

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Goal Setting: A Conscience Choice Driven By Our Values

At a very young age, my Grandmother gave me some sage advice. “Don’t ever be jealous of what another person has or their accomplishments. If you want something, set a goal, work at it, and achieve it.”  So I went on a mission to learn what goal setting was all about...

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