How to Balance Grit and Generosity
June 12th, 2018
With so much talk about grit, the question begs - how do we balance being gritty while being generous? These two characteristics can be polar opposites. It takes focus and energy to persevere, follow ...
The Monumental Truth about Respect in the Workplace
June 6th, 2018
Over the last few weeks, we've written about our relationships with with our co-workers and with ourselves. We’ve learned that respect isn’t subject to job title or wage earned. The integrity of our a...
How to Show Respect and Get Respect at Work
May 30th, 2018
Sherry is the owner of a small company that recently acquired another company. Sherry and the previous owner, George, planned a company-wide meeting to formally transition their companies.Sherry showe...
5 Ways to Be Selfish But Consider Others
May 22nd, 2018
I remember messages from my step mother like “get your nose out of that book and stop being so selfish” and “It’s not all about you” and “stop feeling sorry for yourself.” It seemed we were chastised...
How to Gain Respect
May 9th, 2018
We earn respect through our actions. We can’t force it, and we can’t demand it.Respect starts inside - respecting ourselves first. That’s why we begin the GRIT® (Generosity, Respect, Integrity and Tru...
How to Build Trust with Integrity in the Workplace
April 30th, 2018
One of the most important elements in the workplace is trust. And we all know it typically takes a lot longer to build trust than it does to lose it!In last week’s blog we talked about how trust creat...