Two Most Important Days…

A close second in terms of importance is the day you have your first milkshake… Read more


18 Inspirational Quotes on Goal Setting

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In addition to curating content here, I also train people on using humor in the workplace. I recently gave a training on communication and was looking for a quotation that expressed the importance of having an agenda in meetings. I ultimately went with: “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not… Read more


Advice for People in Job Transition

I was recently asked to sit on a panel to answer questions about job transition. Given my move from the corporate project manager to full-time speaker last year, people were interested in how I handled the move. Here are some of the questions I was asked along with my answers: What steps did you take… Read more


Showing employee appreciation through an awards program has a number of benefits (in fact I’ve spelled out three of them for you in 3 Reasons to Create an Employee Awards Program). But just because recognition for employees is a serious matter doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. That’s where custom awards come in. In addition… Read more

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8 Steps to Creating an Employee Awards Program

Now that you know the benefits of creating an employee awards program, you may be wondering how you go about actually doing it. Luckily I’ve created and hosted my fair share of events (including the recent Corporate Humor Awards) and I’ve got all the steps you need to have a successful awards show. 8 Steps… Read more