Tag Archives: effective communication

Leadership Through the Eyes of a Successful Coach

Coaching Skills

I had the pleasure of interviewing a successful baseball coach, Ryan McGinnis from Kimberly, Wisconsin to understand his leadership philosophy. I found it interesting with the many insights he was willing to share as to what makes a successful coach. His leadership skills extend far beyond his talents on the field. BIO Ryan McGinnis has […]

Why Rules Don’t Always Work

Rules are required everywhere

Have you noticed there are a lot of issues surrounding the rules being made during the coronavirus? With the mask being the latest episode. There are people that support wearing the mask and then there are people that do not support wearing the mask. This opposition is generating a lot of chaos. This post has […]

A Medical Courier’s Perspective

Effect of stress while driving

Perspective Views Being a medical courier has changed my point of view of the pandemic. My perspective as a medical courier of the pandemic seems to have two faces in Madison, WI. One face knows this is a serious virus capable of infecting and killing people at its worst. Prepared individuals take action, take precautions, […]

Is It Feedback or Criticism?

Feedback isn’t Criticism and Criticism isn’t Feedback. I don’t know about you but I’ve seen many people misinterpret the feedback from a person as criticism. And I also have seen people criticizing a person believing that they are giving the individual constructive feedback. The method, approach, and voice tone of the person providing the information […]

Every Pencil Has An Eraser

Pencil Eraser

One day I was discussing an issue with a friend when I came to the realization that I misunderstood a situation. I then knew I had to apologize to a few people and told my friend. She then told me “That’s why every pencil has an eraser”. What an insightful comment. Deleting a Mistake Think […]

Where Are The Men?

This question took shape in my mind while preparing breakfast for my partner one morning. We were discussing the coronavirus (Covid-19). The lack of action by the president of the United States is a glaring example of a man not taking charge of a dire situation. Everyone in the entire world is concerned about this […]

Is Micromanaging Really Effective?

A micromanager essentially needs to over supervisor a project or situation.  Basically, they need to stay in control of a situation. A frequent cause to micromanage is the person’s perception or fear that they lack the competence and creativity capability for their position in the overall structure of the company. But why? Is it their […]

Life Is What You Make It

Catch Phrases Solid words, solid foundation, solid catch phrase in one simple sentence. It conveys so much with so few words. It is like many catch phrases or popular sayings placed in quotes that have circulated through people’s lives for many years. Of course, new ones are added all the time. As a result, popular […]

Jumping The Stairs

Easy Stairwells I didn’t know jumping the stairs would lead to a revelation about photographs, exposures, and creativity. Silly challenge activities like rapid stair descents are not conducive for inspiring creative outcomes in photographic classrooms. Though in this case, one reckless activity spurred another. Jumping the stairs led to creative photographic discoveries, new learning experiences, […]

Mental Health Awareness

Is it me, or have you ever noticed that people with a mental health condition that isn’t clearly visible to the naked eye do not receive the same attention and compassion compared to people with a clearly defined issue?  I believe mental health awareness isn’t obvious to the average person unless it is crystal clear. And […]