Archive for the 'Human Resources' Category

Jun 10 2016

Conference Call Do’s and Taboos

Conference calls can be a minefield of false starts, disruptive back ground noises, awkward silences and wasted time.   Or, conference calls can be a convenient and cost-effective way for people to discuss important business.  Based on personal hours spent on conference calls, I humbly submit the following “must do’s, “please do’s” and “taboos” for leading […]

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Mar 09 2014

The Happiness Advantage

What if you could improve your productivity by 30% without sacrificing happiness? We’ve been told that if you  have a good work ethic and work really hard,  you can be successful and then you will be happy.   New discoveries in psychology say this formula is backwards. If you reverse the order of the formula, you […]

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Nov 06 2011

Appreciation

People need to feel appreciation. Especially now, when all of us are “doing more [and even more] with less;” the yearning to feel appreciated is intense in every workplace.

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