Honoring Our Feedback

I recently attended an on-line Writer’s Digest bootcamp for finding and keeping a literary agent put on by the ladies of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. It was an excellent learning opportunity concerning inquiry letters and the first few pages of any book. After incorporating the advice, we were allowed to submit our inquiry letter… Read More

Our vision breathes life into our daily activities.

As Peter Senge points out in the Fifth Discipline, when there’s no shared vision within a company, there’s no common identity or goal amongst the employees.  As employees, we can see this lack of vision.  Division objectives are set without taking into account operational capability and efficiencies.  Departmental goals are disjointed accomplishing an improvement here… Read More

Leveraging Our Interactions

Our paradigms are the beliefs about how our world works and ultimately guides our actions.  As Andrew Bernstein points out in The Myth of Stress, “We don’t see things as they are. We see things as we believe them to be.” Thus, if we can change or alter our paradigm to better integrate into our… Read More

Issues Arise out of not Managing Our Business.

Looking at my recent posts, I find I’ve had the opportunity to work and befriend some excellent people.  However, things are not as rosy as I write it.  I also work and know people who are on the other end of the spectrum.  There are those who don’t manage their business and complain about what’s… Read More