FINDING YOUR PURPOSE

1 Thing Your Employees Need to Hear You Say

Can you guess what it is?  If not now, maybe you will after I share my experience a few years back. When I worked as a District Manager, I often traveled with the Regional Manager or the VP of Operations to our various stores.  It was natural to greet the store managers and say hello to the associates.  However, I noticed my companions wouldn’t say hello to most of the employees in the store.  In fact, they hardly noticed any of the employees.  The Regional Manager and VP, dressed in suits, and holding their briefcases,…

The Work Life Manifesto: Say Goodbye to Your Crazy Boss For Good

The idea for The Work Life Manifesto came from a blog post I wrote earlier this year. It was about saying thank you in the workplace and it was a popular topic on social media. It always struck me as strange that in personal relationships when someone is with an abusive partner, friends & family insist the person being abused leave immediately. But when the hostile environment is in the workplace, the opposite holds true. People don’t believe it’s really happening, or they tell you to stick it out or the worst one, they say “that’s just the way…