L-O-V-E in the Workplace?

L-O-V-E in the Workplace?

When my audience members, in the corporate world, see the slide appear in my presentation that contains those four little letters; L-O-V-E, I can feel (and see) the uneasiness in the air, the squirming in the seats. When the subject of love in the workplace is raised, many people immediately think of love in the […]

Be thankful…AND be PRESENT!

Be thankful…AND be PRESENT!

In 1994, while leading an international subsidiary of Pitney Bowes in Sydney, Australia, I attended a seminar that changed my life.  The speaker advised that one should start every day by listing three things that you are thankful for. I mentally created that list for almost 25 years. It allows me to begin each and […]

The Last Five Minutes Should Rock Your World!

The Last Five Minutes Should Rock Your World!

Quick: What’s the last thing you listened to before you arrived at the office today? If you can’t remember, don’t worry. By the time you finish reading this, you’ll get my point. While sharing my leadership presentation on the Seven eLements of Leadership, there is one suggestion I have made for the past two decades […]

Share and Show the Love to All Those Who Matter to You

Share and Show the Love to All Those Who Matter to You

Valentine’s Day is the traditional day of love for most Americans. Oh sure, we know we should express love daily to those who mean the most in our lives, like our spouse, children, parents, and grandchildren. But where does love fit into the workplace mix? After retiring as CEO from what I consider to be […]

Don’t Let Texting and Driving Become Personal for You

Don’t Let Texting and Driving Become Personal for You

Try this: Hold your phone in your right hand, use only one hand and type “Be right there.” That should’ve taken you about 4 to 5 seconds using just your thumb (simulating driving and texting). On a highway, that is like driving 100 yards blindfolded. Despite the overwhelming evidence to support the dangers of distracted […]