Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show?

Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show? 3 things reality shows may just teach us about inter-personal communications in the workplace. You may not believe me, but there are a few things to be learned from reality show communications – as long you temper them down to face reality and Read more about Do your feel like your office should be on a reality show?[…]

Is technology making talking passé?

  Technology gives us the ability to easily find time on calendars to meet, chat virtually with someone many time zones away, or visually share information in real time. Technology can also help communication happen more quickly and efficiently. However, technology still can’t do one thing quite yet — it can’t think for you. Sure Read more about Is technology making talking passé?[…]

What to do and say when a co-worker or boss undermines you?

 What to do and say when a co-worker or boss undermines you? Can you recall a time where your boss or coworker undermined what you had to say? Here are 3 steps to calm any would-be regretful emails letting them know how mad you are and be heard in the work place. Being angry, perhaps Read more about What to do and say when a co-worker or boss undermines you?[…]

10 Most Influential People: Rita Burgett. It is never too late to make a change.

It is never too late to make a change. Rita Burgett, author of Change Ready: How to Transform Change Resistance to Change Readiness, was my manager when I worked for a large technology company many years ago.  She was the perfect boss – giving me the right blend of guidance and space to grow. But Read more about 10 Most Influential People: Rita Burgett. It is never too late to make a change.[…]

10 Most Influential People: Shannon Rodriquez, know the power of connections

For most of my life I made the same again and again – I never understood the power of connections. I always thought I was “above office politics”, and did not realize the politics and networking are two completely different things. Going it alone served me fine in school and early in my career when Read more about 10 Most Influential People: Shannon Rodriquez, know the power of connections[…]

10 influencers in my life: Christina Kirk on keeping things in perspective.

As things in my life continue to break including my husband’s foot, my ribs and lung, the air conditioning in our basement, and the stucco on our house, not to mention my son just fell off the monkey bars at camp (luckily nothing is broken that a popsicle and hugs can fix), I am finding Read more about 10 influencers in my life: Christina Kirk on keeping things in perspective.[…]