Today’s Thursday Thought was not going to be on this topic. This happened too recently to not write about. In the past, I have written lots about education and teachers in particular. Why? I’m married to a teacher. I watch her sacrifice so much for her students. She works extremely hard, so that her student,
When I was training new managers at Intel, I used to start off with one simple statement to kick off the training. “Let’s start with getting a piece of paper out and putting a T chart on it – label one side “G” and the other “B” . As we are walking through the training material.
Today is a special day… First of all, it is National Puppy Day. I did not know that this was a thing, but when cuteness can be added to your Facebook stream – all is good! I added our puppy! On a serious note, I was out at the local coffee shop today. Ran into a
We all have those hot buttons when we see it or hear it that just piss us off. I watched a lady go off on a salesperson the other day and wondered why that happened. The lady walked away saying, “it pisses me off when a salesperson is pushing me to buy something that I
Ever do an online search on employee engagement? I have and you get 2.4+M hits on Bing; 10.2 M on Google. Move that search to employee attrition and the hits drop drastically – .24M on Bing and 1.38M on Google. Makes us all think of that old line that people do not leave companies, but leave their managers.