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Penny Wise

We MUST PRAISE

The Gallup Organization identifies regular recognition and praise as a key element of employee satisfaction.

Speaking In Praise

As we go through life and continue to develop our communication and leadership skills, we are often called to speak at special functions in praise of a guest of honour.

Entrepreneur Your Life

What is an entrepreneur? You are. Whether you own your own business, or you work for an employer, you are the one who has total control over your success and your performance. In today’s economy, people need great value.

Don’t Put Off Until Tomorrow What You Could Be Doing Today

The turn of the calendar year creates new ideas and excitement about how we can become a better version of ourselves. Companies set new goals and people make New Year resolutions to set goals for financial wealth, health, happiness, and spirituality.

Optimistic about the Economy – Is it better than ever?

With the recent change in the economy many people share their doubt, fear and apprehension. Much time is spent thinking and talking about things that are of concern to us, but not at all in our circle of influence (that which we can change).

What Not to Say …

You have most likely heard the expression, “It's not what you say, it's how you say it,” that implies we need to mind our manners when communicating with people, and be empathetic with our tone and choice of words.

Contagious Enthusiasm

From customer satisfaction to employee motivation to customer satisfaction — what a tremendous cycle. Satisfied customers motivate employees. It’s a chain reaction of contagious enthusiasm.

The High Cost of Meetings

In part one of this valuable topic we have learned the importance having an organized chairperson or meeting leader, staying on course with an agenda allotting time to specific items, and collaboration ideas for gaining participation, attention of at

Acting as if ...

I took Jack Canfield’s advice from his book, The Success Principles, about visualizing the success you want and the life you want to have, and then acting as if it were already happening.

Put Leadership before Management

"Begin with the end in mind," is Dr. Steven Covey’s Habit #2 in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.