Most of us procrastinate at least occasionally and some of us do it more often than we like and it causes us problems. Yes, procrastination may be human, but it’s not very rewarding in the long run for your business … Read More
“Some favorite expressions of small children: âItâs not my fault. . . They made me do it. . . I forgot.â Some favorite expressions of adults: âItâs not my job. . . No one told me. . . they … Read More
Many companies have a values statement on the wall. But ask any employee, or even top managers, what their values are and, yes, some can rattle them off. But then go further and ask this question: How would I know it if … Read More
Whoâs doing it?
CEOs, corporate executives and industry specialists are taking the opportunity to write on what they know best, their businesses and industry. All the news outlets are essentially blogs now too. Here are some of my … Read More
PressPass writer Melissa Ellingson recently sat down with host Pamela Hill of the show âFear Is Negotiable: Business Survival Skills 101,â to talk about her career as a consultant to businesses around the country. Hillâs specialty is how to … Read More
It was a warm and bright September day in Seattle as I wandered rather aimlessly through Pike Place Market with my friend Dana. Our lack of direction as we drifted along with the crowds almost perfectly mirroring the lack of … Read More
Hi. My name is Jill Schiefelbein. And Iâm a speak-a-holic.
Yes, I am one of those weird people who loves public speaking. Who thrives on having an audience. And who genuinely wants to connect with people in a … Read More
Whether intended or not, CEO Melissa Mayer’s declaration to collaborate in person rather than cooperate virtually is turning Yahoo into a large-scale laboratory overhauling its corporate culture. According to Works in Progress, itâs like building a brand new workforce … Read More
Iâve said many times: Iâve learned more from my failures than from my successesâ¦and Iâve made some whoppers.
Goof-ups, missteps, slip-ups and embarrassments are no reason to ring oneâs hands and hang oneâs head. In fact, our mistakes … Read More
Culture is a little like dropping an Alka-Seltzer into a glass. You don’t see it, but somehow it does something. Yes, culture certainly does something! It defines and explains the way a business operates.
Most people can readily recognize … Read More