“The Art of Asking” by Amanda Palmer ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

This week’s book of the week is The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer. Amanda, a rock musician who’s TED talk went viral, uses those experiences of being a rock musician and a street performer describing the lessons she learned from asking. Her Kickstarter went on to raise 1.2 million dollars for her project. Today … More “The Art of Asking” by Amanda Palmer ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

“Working with Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

First published in 1998 and reissued in 2006, Daniel Goleman was among the group of the first to start talking about emotional intelligence. For that very fact is why I chose this book for the book of the week. It’s a little dry in places and at the beginning he talks a little too much, … More “Working with Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

“Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

I never liked those NPR stories. The ones about the great lives of someone you had never met. Then inevitably within the same soundbite, this great person you have just met on air has now also just recently died. Amazing. Heartache. Damnit NPR. But, I guess sometimes we don’t always realize the value of things … More “Girl, Stop Apologizing” by Rachel Hollis ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

Leadershift by John C. Maxwell ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

This week’s book of the week is Leadershift by John C. Maxwell. Leadershift is about the 11 essential changes every leader must embrace. “What is a leadershift? It is an ability and willingness to make a leadership change that will positively enhance organizational and personal growth.”¹ In John’s book Leadershift, he talks about 11 major shifts … More Leadershift by John C. Maxwell ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

The Importance of Appreciation Within a Team

Recognition. Everyone loves to be recognized. When people leave a workplace their number one reason for leaving as we learned about in yesterday’s article, “Why People Leave Their Jobs”, is appreciation. And there are many reasons why organizations fail to recognize those who work for them. One of the biggest reasons, is putting all the … More The Importance of Appreciation Within a Team

Why People Leave Their Jobs (It’s Not What You Think)

Why People Leave Their Jobs Why do most people leave their jobs? If you’ve been asked this question before, then you might have heard a few different answers, such as more money or because of their boss. Both of these answers, even though talked about equally are usually not the case. This week’s book of the … More Why People Leave Their Jobs (It’s Not What You Think)