16
JUN
2017

A Day With Dad

107 years ago, Sonora Smart Dodd celebrated the first Father’s Day in Spokane, Washington. She wanted to honor her father, a civil war veteran and single parent who raised six children. Her mother died during childbirth. She came up with the idea after hearing a...
27
JAN
2017

Be The One To Be Generous

Generosity is contagious and it creates a positive ripple that brings out the best in everyone. Even small acts of generosity, like holding the door for people behind you and inviting someone in a hurry to go first when you’re waiting in line, have a positive impact on the...
31
MAR
2016

Listen To Learn

I believe most leaders are brilliant listeners…when they think it’s important to really listen. Unfortunately, too many leaders are in such a hurry to put out the next fire or juggle another project, they convince themselves they already know what their co-worker,...
18
MAR
2016

Learn To Listen

Listening is one of the greatest gifts you can give another person. There are not many moments that make us feel more valued than when we know someone is listening to our point of view. When a leader learns to become a better listener, relationships and results in all areas of...
12
OCT
2015

Are You a Good Listener?

Unfortunately, the use of technology combined with the seemingly endless stream of work and family obligations have significantly shrunk everyone’s attention span. As a result, the quality of all our listening has suffered dramatically. In addition, our good listening role...
15
JAN
2015

Who Needs You to Listen to Them Today?

Listening is one of the greatest gifts you can give another person. There are not many moments that make us feel more valued than when we know someone is listening to our point of view. Listening is also essential to your success as a trusted advisor. We all know we need to...