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The Keys to Unlocking Trust
March 6, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Compared with people at low-trust companies, people at high-trust companies report: 74% less stress, 106% more energy at work, 50% higher productivity, 13% fewer sick days, 76% more engagement, 29% more satisfaction with their lives, 40% less burnout.” –Paul J. Zak “The Neuroscience of Trust,”Harvard Business ...
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What is the Value of Employees Speaking Their Truth to Power – and the Cost of Them Keeping Their Mouths Shut?
February 27, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Most businesses have clear goals. Many have worked on developing a mission statement and organizational values. These are signs of a good solid business, one that understands the importance of having direction and taking the time to set up agreed-to ...
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Why “Cognitive Diversity Is The Most Powerful Tool”
February 20, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Have you heard of cognitive diversity in the workplace? Simply put and much like it sounds, it means a workplace that includes employees with diverse ideas and experiences. Here’s a quick look at how Facebook, a leader in cognitive ...
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The “Gift” of Rejection
February 13, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
What “gift” have you received in your life? For this presenter, Jia Jiang, it was the fear of rejection. His quest to overcome the fear is an impressive story. If you have difficulty handling rejection, you’ll learn from to ...
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Hope vs. Strategy
February 6, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Many of you have heard me exclaim, “Hope is not a strategy!” Now, don’t get me wrong – I love a sense of hope. I find it awe-inspiring and have written about that before in the Transform blog, but ...
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Why Leaders Lack Emotional Intelligence
January 30, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
We see it all the time – a few great leaders with high EQ. They stand out and they are outstanding. Find out more by checking out this article by Dr. Travis Bradberry. We find his insights to be ...
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Working with the Enneagram in Business
January 23, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
Skip Morris is the Executive Director, Corporate Integrity, for Greenville Health Systems in South Carolina and a Certified Enneagram Teacher in the Narrative Tradition. I (Mary Anne) had the privilege of being Skip’s supervising teacher for his certification internship ...
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Cultivating Accountability
January 16, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
In The Ultimate Guide to 2017: Envisioning an Awesome Year, we guide individuals through a seven step goal-setting process. Each step builds on the previous one, and the process culminates with creating and then implementing an accountability plan. Putting ...
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Welcome to 2017!
January 9, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
It’s hard to believe that we have turned the pages of the calendar for 21 years. It seems like only yesterday that we were sitting in a Roy Rogers in Rockville, Maryland, doodling our new name on a napkin ...
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Happy New Year!
January 2, 2017 Monday Morning Wake Up Tips
365 new days, 365 new chances. Here’s to a great 2017!
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