Book of the Week ~ “Lead Like Wesley” and “Rising Strong”

I had a hard time deciding, but ultimately chose the book Lead Like Wesley by Mark L. Gorveatte as this week’s book of the week, during Holy Week. John Wesley was the founder of the Methodist Church. And since many of the books I choose are about leadership development and skills, I thought this book … More Book of the Week ~ “Lead Like Wesley” and “Rising Strong”

“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

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)

“The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman and Paul White ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week

This week’s book of the week is “The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman and Paul White. A couple of years ago I read “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman which talks about the way in which people give and interpret love. If someone expresses love for another in say … More “The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace” by Gary Chapman and Paul White ~ Wednesday’s Book of the Week