One Simple Way to Double Your Options As we close out 2015 and think about 2016, I thought I’d send along my formula for doubling my options in any situation, but particularly those that seem to have… Read More
Sometimes it’s Not “All Good” Have you ever had the experience of having a colleague or friend confide something disquieting to you— someone they love has an illness; they got into a kerfuffle with a… Read More
Throw Your Boss Some Love It’s the first week after Labor Day and while some people are experiencing that “back to school” rush, many are filled with low-grade horror that summer is in their rear… Read More
“Thank You for Rejecting Me” Ah, rejection! The sting that keeps on stinging….. Whether it’s a job, a client, or a love interest, I don’t know anyone (I was going to say ‘too many people’… Read More
Had Some Great Quotes Included In This Piece From Zip Recruiter. It’s Always Easy To Talk About Something I Believe In! “Employees are our most important investment” is an assertion that most every organization makes in its employee handbook. If this is really the case, then why are 71% of employees… Read More
How to Get Buy In from Others: What We all Can Learn from Fashion Police Yes, it’s true– that headline was not a mistake. Regardless of whether you believe they contribute to, or detract from, a fashion conversation the producers of Fashion Police can teach… Read More
“Do”ing something is Doo-Doo First, my apologies for the juvenile headline. I wanted to get your attention and it’s my hope that I did. Today’s post is a small scale rant against the pervasiveness… Read More
The New Year Promotion Plan Earn your next promotion in the New Year with these five simple steps. By Frances Cole Jones There’s a crispness in the air and we’ve all got that back-to-business, “wow,… Read More
Wow—it’s a TEDx Talk! Hello, hello: As some of you may remember, I participated in a TEDx event in Colorado Springs a few weeks ago. Today, I’m excited to be sending along the results… Read More
“Do You Understand?” vs. “ Am I Making Sense?” A few months ago I wrote a blog post entitled, “Let Me Know What I Can Do…” vs. “How Can I Help?” covering the (vast!) discrepancy between those two phrases.… Read More