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Penny Wise

Honour Our Potential Everyday

Honour Our Potential Everyday "Paddles up; paddles in the water; take it away!" the steersmen shout, spurring the Warriors of Hope Dragon Boat Team as they begin a race toward the finish line.

Feed Me Feedback – Part 2

It takes GUTS to give feedback, and a QTIP to receive it. What do I mean by this? Giving and receiving feedback effectively is a top-rated leadership skill, yet when people hear the word feedback, they often relate it to criticism.

Taking Back Your Power

A woman spoke of her terrible childhood to a psychologist, to which the doctor replied, “That’s just ‘so what’.

Humility In The Workplace

Humility is to be equal to others; not above or below them. Humility is also to be compassionate, patient, calm and to recognize that you are a part of the force that created all things. Humble people may be more grounded in their lives than others.


Honesty Is Such A Lonely Word... In the dictionary, honesty is defined as truthfulness and fairness, not cheating and stealing, yet in the workplace honesty does not just concern lying, stealing or cheating.

Do You Have A Personal Development Plan?

I have always said that people spend more time planning a vacation than they spend planning their whole life.

Master Your Emotions

Wouldn't it be helpful in our workplace and customer relationships if we handled all situations and circumstances objectively (considering the facts) versus subjectively (with emotional ties)? We could improve teamwork, staff motivation, employee eng

Do You Talk Too Much?

Excessive talking is often considered a character flaw.

What’s on Your Bucket List?

Take a few minutes to consider the following: if you were to “kick the bucket” today – to pass away, as the catchphrase implies – how would you live the final moments of your life? What actions and purpose would your Bucket List consist of? How about

Step #1 to Workplace Relations

Success is all about relationships, yet the most earthly relationship that we can cultivate, is the relationship with ourselves.