94 posts in category

Career

How A McDonald’s Happy Meal Landed Me the Right Job

It was a McDonald’s Happy Meal box that changed everything. The day was a bit frantic, to be honest. I…

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Dear Millenials, Avoid Making These 3 Toxic Mistakes

When I was a first officer in the airlines, one of my responsibilities included the preflight inspection. This proverbial “kicking…

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Stopping the One Thing That Messes up Intergenerational Relationships the Most

So you are working in a cube next to someone of a different generation and they do something that makes…

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3 Sophisticated Ways to Ask WHY Without Using the Word

In journalism school, we were taught to always ask the 5 Ws and the H when writing news stories. In…

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Five Ways Employers Can Empower Millennial Employees

I stepped into the bright, airy office, thoughtfully decorated with modern furniture and colorful artwork, and I thought, “this is…

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Why Faith Comes in One Step At a Time

It was just a fun Christmas party. Two Thursdays before Christmas Eve and our staff had gathered at one of…

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4 Non-Negotiables for a Healthy Mentoring Relationship

If someone asked me to be their mentor, five years ago, I would say no. Today, the word mentor comes…

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3 Reasons Why Embracing Change Leads Us to Our Calling

Java and I have been in a long-term relationship ever since I could talk. Ok. Maybe you haven’t noticed, but…

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Millennials, Two Unconventional Reasons Why You Need to Work Hard

I ran across a post recently on a website dedicated to success. It was filled with quotes from athletes, business…

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The Two Secrets to Keeping and Motivating Millennial Workers

How do we recruit Millennials? How do we motivate them? And how do we keep them from leaving? These three…

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