Keep Your Reputation on the Right Track

Keep Your Reputation on the Right Track

  It can take 20 years to build a reputation for character and five minutes to ruin it. ─Warren Buffet   On-line behavior ranges from social networking sites to opinionated blogs. Off-duty behavior ranges from social gatherings to peer-focused bashes. When...
There is no RIGHT way to do The WRONG thing.

There is no RIGHT way to do The WRONG thing.

Knowingly or unknowingly, some people cross an unethical line by justifying the action at the time.  But justification does not make it right— “everybody does it so why shouldn’t I?”
Some question whether “getting away with it” is …

Ensure Tangle Free Interactions

Ensure Tangle Free Interactions

There has been no time in history where clear, concise, and courteous communication has been more critical.  Verbal, nonverbal, and written communication can be loaded with unintended pitfalls and can innocently derail any career or business strategy. How many times...
What is Your Professional Identity Trademark?

What is Your Professional Identity Trademark?

You have the license, the knowledge, and the determination, what could be missing? Something isn’t quite right. Have some key interaction steps been skipped, become sloppy, or taken for granted? The opportunities are just not coming to fruition. Perhaps your arsenal of business tools isn’t complete! If a mishap or awkward moment occurs …

Where to Wear “Recognition” Pins

Where to Wear “Recognition” Pins

What is a “years of service” pin? A service (or recognition) pin recognizes that a member has served a notable number of years in an organization and that service is appreciated. It also says that the organization has successfully retained a member for a long period...
January is International Mentoring Month

January is International Mentoring Month

A mentor is someone who brings wisdom, support, and foresight to the less experienced (or challenged) person to help him or her grow personally and professionally.
A mentee is a person who is counseled by a mentor. However, the best arrangement is to take a cross-mentoring attitude …