Creating a Positive Attitude Changes the Effects of a Pandemic

  Often the media asks high profile people how they are coping with the isolation and restrictions in connection with this long Pandemic time period.  When the Coronavirus first was mentioned, there was no panic, as most didn’t expect it to be of any consequence, much less be so invasive, life-threatening, and lasting so terribly … Read more

Business Remaining Slow? So Now What?

Dealing with a pandemic is so stressful.  Has it caused your business to close?  Do you have any money coming into your business?  Have any of your employees been working or been furloughed? Has your business received a loan?  So many issues to consider.  Unfortunately, the longer this situation continues, the more debt and challenges … Read more

Steps to Improve Workforce Culture & Environment

All people are different due to personalities, variable family environments, social attitudes, financial situations, education, cultural and religious influences, etc.  These factors and others affect people in many ways, which makes it easy to see why we have such a wide range of relationships with each other.  And yet many organizations have been very fortunate … Read more

Addressing Your Serious Concerns During the Pandemic

  Many have expressed the various issues we all are experiencing through this stressful period, with most concerns focused on finances, employment, our country and local economy, the volatile situation with our police, etc.  Of course, there is also the big issue for our health and concern for being infected with COVID-19.  With North Carolina … 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

Understanding the Value of Diversity & Collaboration

Business are encouraged to increase their diversity, which can have a large impact on ideas, sensitivity, strengthen employee relations, and create better solutions. The fact is a more diverse workforce can benefit the whole organization. New and creative ideas can come from opposite corners of the world, that may help clarify points of view and … Read more

FATHER: HIS IMPACT & INFLUENCE ON HIS CHILDREN & THEIR LIVES

What is a definition of a “father”? One is “Fathers, like mothers, are pillars in the development of a child’s emotional well-being. Children look to their fathers to lay down the rules and enforce them. They also look to their fathers to provide a feeling of security, both physical and emotional.”  “Children want to make their fathers proud, 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

Decision-Making: One of the Hardest Parts of Being a Decision-Making Leader

Most Leaders will admit that one of the toughest parts of being a Leader is sorting and screening all data for the best choice of any decision.  Whether selecting a candidate for a position, the ideal location business, or the best approach to a situation, etc., you could likely have times of low self-confidence.  The fact … Read more

How Is Charlotte Affected by the Coronavirus Compared to Other Cities

Charlotte, North Carolina has been a growing and thriving community for many decades. It is an attractive city that sits in the center of the southern border of North Carolina, just above the South Carolina border. With an international airport, and being located about a 3-hour drive from the coast, this offers two benefits: 1) … Read more