7 Habits of Highly Effective People

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey has become one of the best selling books in the realm of Personal Development.  With over 15 million copies sold, the seven habits (be proactive; begin with the end in mind; put first things first; think win/win; seek first to understand, then to be… Read more

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Building Teams and Relationships with Humor

Note: This is part 2 of a 5 part series detailing why it’s important to have humor in the workplace.  This post discusses humor’s ability to improve relationships with your direct reports, peers, and managers, aid team and trust building, and improve your overall satisfaction at work. It’s well understood by psychologists that when people share… Read more

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Humor at Work: Team-Building for Upper Management

Cincinnati, OH – When tasked with coming up with a team-building activity for some higher-level executives at a Fortune 50 company, I knew that a simple “human knot” wasn’t going to cut it. These were 25 of the best and brightest at the company, most with more years of experience than I’ve been alive. The… Read more

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