The value of employee recognition goes far beyond branding.
I realized the best thing I could possibly do for myself was to stop trying to figure everything out.
“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”
This morning, I weighed in with initial thoughts on the #AlexFromTarget situation; creating a social media phenomenon of one of their employees, a high school student from Frisco named Alex. It seems to me that while modern marketing both sees and is working to capitalize on the opportunities these kinds of viral hits bring; once(…)
There are things which we hold close to our chest, not really wanting to share with others. Of course, there are all kinds of reasons for it; but two stick out when it comes to domestic abuse: there is a sad reality of judgement against the victim and a lack of desire to understand those(…)
Thoreau penned, “It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about??” And reading those words, I “woke up.” I’ve committed to use my social influence to do some tangible good for No Kid Hungry during the course of #90Meals. (Click to read more)
Let me warn you all up front: this is TOTALLY rantastic, has nothing to do with work and is really me just working out the frustrations of dating in 2014. For anyone that knows me well, they know that even though I haven’t been dating since I was fifteen (and I’m divorced, so I have(…)
I’ve been trying to meditate to the thought that Pink shared in this picture all morning. Turns out? Meditation is not my strong suit. My mind works in a dozen different directions at any given time, so focusing in on a singular train of thought is a bit difficult. In fact, the closest I get(…)
The first time that slavery was abolished was during the Qin Dynasty of China (221-206 BC). The last time it was officially abolished was in 2007 by Mauritania; making slavery de jure illegal in all countries. The defining characteristics of slavery circles around ownership and lack of free will. How can one human being be worth more than another?(…)
Heard this recently in conversation and thought it was a pretty interesting turn of phrase. Almost always, it either precedes or sums up communication unpleasantries. Bottom line, it means two things: That the bearer of bad news doesn’t want to take accountability for whatever it was being said because it “wasn’t their call,” and That(…)