HOW IMPORTANT IS ACCOUNTABILITY?

  Do Employers Effectively Relay that they Value Employees Being Accountable? What does it mean to be “accountable”?  Are you a responsible person?  When my children were young, especially while they were adolescents (or “tweeners”), and they didn’t want to follow the family rules, they would say that they couldn’t wait to be adults.  And … Read more

EXPECTATIONS & PREPARATION OF THE PAST VS TODAY’S CHILDREN

What do you see that is different in the photos of schools 100 years ago vs Today? What is the first thing you notice that is different between the two pictures above?  The left photo was taken more than 70 years ago, and the right photo was taken recently.  Some differences may seem very obvious, … Read more

Changes Companies & People Can Make to Protect our Earth’s Climate

Studies continue to be done confirming the substantial changes to our Earth, on which the climate is growing more critical daily.  Large portions of glaciers are breaking off and floating away, happening more often, and temperatures of the Earth increase and even more at our two poles. As most know, there are many factors that … Read more

Employment & Business Changes as 2021 Progresses

Businesses and employment certainly went through a lot of changes in 2020, and now with a new Administration at our country’s helm, other changes are expected.  Watch closely and observe what develops throughout this year.  As most may agree, even when you are told that all will get better, the question may be for whom … Read more

IDEAS FOR STIMULATING GROWTH IN OUR AREA

In these times of extreme stress and mixed emotions, we need the insight and out-of-the-box thinking, which could produce proactive and productive ideas and creations that would ignite the creative juices needed for positive outcomes.  There are those people, who possess a unique ability to conger up ideas and creations, that can stimulate fresh approaches, … Read more

Are Your Leaders Demonstrating the Best Values and Principles

Leaders Should Exemplify Good High Integrity There have been numerous people to negatively comment on our leaders of today, and though no one is perfect, our country’s leaders are often expected to be above reproach and hold themselves to higher standards.  This includes leaders who refrain from negatively commenting on other associate’s behaviors and actions.  … Read more

Hiring: Why Job Candidates Fail to Complete the Interview Process?

Since COVID-19 arrived, it is doubtful that you will see any public “Job Fairs”.  And that is only one change.  The pandemic has required a wide range of changes in business.  Interviews can be by phone or internet, or maybe by televised cameras, though more human resources professionals are finding it unusual and rather disappointing … Read more

If Wanting to See COVID Come to an End, What Can We Do?

          The Need to Wear Face Masks                    Make-Shift COVID Centers           Crowded Beaches Spreads COVID Since the Corona virus was acknowledged and quarantining began, thousands of people have contracted the virus and died.  The country has been requested to … Read more

All Should Have an Open Mind About Others

As you meet and get to know others, do you find yourself making prejudgments or assumptions about them?  Or are you more open-minded and accept the person as is?  Every person is different.  Even twins in a family are said to be distinctively different.  Having two sons who were 2.5 years apart in age and … Read more

Abilities You Have to Help Others

During my term as President of the (NAWBO) National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte (2006-2007), I was pleasantly surprised by a request from the Charlotte International House.  Previously, I had met the manager of this establishment (at that time) and agreed to be of assistance with an international businessman, who had a business … Read more