The Myth of Multitasking

“When we think we’re multitasking we’re actually multi-switching. That is what the brain is very good at doing – quickly diverting its attention from one place to the next. We think we’re being productive. We are, indeed, being busy. But in...

What are Your Intentions?

“What we speak comes to life…our words inform our action and empower our intentions.” Oprah Winfrey, in an introduction to a meditation with Deepak Chopra. It is important for us to realize that our words often lead our actions, reinforce our feelings and...

The Importance of Saying Thank You

“Appreciation can change a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary.” — Margaret Cousins Whether we are appreciating an employee’s completion of a task, or a client’s continued use of our...

Habits For Success

What habits work for you? What habits work against you? What habits are seen to be part of a successful person’s day? Are there some common threads that seem to be contributing factors to their success? One important habit that many successful people have is...

What is Your Legacy?

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.” – Epictetus, Greek Philosopher As a business owner or as a leader in an organization, it is important to take the time to think about the mark you wish to leave. How do you...

Gaining Trust

“The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” Ernest Hemingway In his book, The Speed of Trust, Steven M.R. Covey writes that there are five waves of trust-Self, Relationship, Organizational, Market, and Societal Trust. Using the...