Monthly Archives: August 2015

Where’s your compass

Many of us grew up with toy compasses that came out of Cracker Jack boxes, graduating later on to the Boy Scout variety.  Before the advent of GPS we relied on the sun, stars and the magnetic poles of the … Continue reading

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Are you trying too hard?

The other day I was invited out for a round of golf with a good friend and two others who I did not know previously.  Now I am not a great golfer.  I don’t play often enough to be consistent, … Continue reading

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Help!

Sometimes we need help and don’t know it.  We think that the problem is ours to solve, we are the only one with it, even though we are at the wall with nowhere to turn. This can lead to frustration … Continue reading

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The Complexities of Change

It is interesting to observe the reactions/interactions that present themselves when facing potential change.  I recently had the opportunity to do this in a survey of an organization.  After the survey there was a meeting to inform the participants of … Continue reading

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Proactive or Reactive?

One thing that always frustrated me in my corporate HR position was the fact that we were always putting out fires.  It seemed there was never enough time to plan things ahead of time but always time to deal with … Continue reading

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