Vary your channels for optimal communication in the workplace

An email. A phone call. A meeting. If you’re communicating to employees, all of the above work well but you have to know when to use them.  I like email for prodding. If you’re inquiring about the status of a project or to set up a meeting, email is ideal. No need to bother someone … More Vary your channels for optimal communication in the workplace

Going Up?

Does this scenario sound familiar? It’s the start of the work day, you have your coffee in hand, and you board the elevator. You’re tired, you just endured a long commute, and you know you have a busy day ahead.  When you’re confined to a small place with other human beings, it requires a special … More Going Up?

It’s not in the cards

What’s not in the cards, you ask? Proper sentiments. Maybe it’s because I’m a writer, or maybe I remember a time when greeting cards expressed the perfect sentiment. These days, however, many cards have become downright insulting. Jokes about getting old, watching your weight…whatever happened to simple sentiments – short and sweet greetings that get … More It’s not in the cards