Category Archives: Teamwork

Don’t Take Your Perception For Granted

Perception vs Reality

There’s an old saying that “Perception is Reality”. Perception is not reality but admittedly, perception can be someone’s reality. That’s because perception has an influence on how we see reality. So in essence, perception is more important than reality. If someone perceives something to be true, it is more important than if it is actually […]

Stepping Stones of Leadership

Steps of Leadership

The author of the book “Stepping Stones of Leadership” describes his learning experiences as he transitioned from a tester on an assembly floor to VP of Operations. One of his principles was to be open to the people. Surprisingly, when he was in management, he found out the staff didn’t always believe him. The book […]

Where are the Leaders

Where are the Leaders

Becoming a leader isn’t any different than becoming a plumber, lawyer, doctor, etc. One has to make a conscious decision to become a leader. I can’t convince anyone to become a leader any more than I can convince someone to become an electrician.  The desire has to come from within. Many people just want to […]

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 […]

Acceptance Isn’t Agreement

Acceptance is being flexible

“Acceptance doesn’t mean resignation; it means understanding that something is what it is and there’s got to be a way through it” ~ Michael J. Fox ~ Many times, I have come to witness a misunderstanding between acceptance and agreement. Just because I accept what someone is telling me, doesn’t mean that I am in […]

Paying Attention To Your Thoughts

Change Your Thoughts and You Change Your World ~ Norman Vincent Peale ~ Where and what do you give your attention to? You probably don’t think about it. Recent changes in our world have caused most of us to really slow down and notice what we are thinking about and what we are doing in […]

Accepting Yourself Just As You Are

Love yourself no matter who you really are.       ~ Jen Sincero ~ How often do you think “I’m not good enough? What’s wrong with me”? Like most people, probably way too much. We compare ourselves to others and let the narrative run through our heads without being aware of it. Looking back […]

Experience is the Best Teacher

Experience is great teacher

Experience is a great teacher. In fact, everything we learn is based on some type of experience. There are basically two types of experience; objective and subjective. Think about it. The majority of everything you have learned is based on the experience of others. Now, before you disagree, let’s look at it. Objective The majority […]

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 […]