Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 25

Go For It. HUG!

Almost any situation could use more true communication, especially business situations.  Knowing your colleagues well is a key to more true communications – right?  Recently I was in a business situation where it had been a while since I had seen a colleague I like and respect. Big smiles, happy to see you!  Then… an …

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Feb 22

Mojo and Maslow… More Key Learnings from a MasterClass

Last Friday I attended another WONDERFUL MasterClass by AuthorsGlobe, and am honored to report that I was again invited to be the guest blogger. The class was given by Chip Conley, Founder & Executive Chairman of Joie de Vivre Hospitality. The topic was based on Chip’s book, PEAK: How Great Companies Get Their Mojo from Maslow.  As before …

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Feb 17

Thought Leader to Harvard Business Review?

Too funny, just opened today’s “Management Tip of the Day” from the Harvard Business Review.  Guess what?  They followed my lead from yesterday’s post about communication between different functions in a company. The tip says “If you bring people from different part of the organization together to innovate, it’s possible this jargon will get in …

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Feb 15

Early Stage & Global… OHW is NEEDED

Ryan Moore, GrandBanks Capital

Who cares?  It’s one of the main questions a business should ask. Because of my marketing background, I am used to asking that question about the structure and features of a company’s offering–who cares about the new function, feature or service?  Then last week, I heard a new take on the question–why should a US-based …

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Feb 14

Silent Unspoken Memories…

“What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined together to strengthen each other in all labour, to minister to each other in all sorrow, to share with each other in all gladness, to be one with each other in the silent unspoken memories?” ~ George Eliot

Feb 10

How to Bring Your Whole Self to Work: Respect & Trust

penguin plunge

Having experienced his engaging and powerful management style, I recently asked Donald (Dee) Wilson, Vice President at Measured Progress and iBeam Services, to speak with me about Open Hearted Works. I opened our discussion by sharing the purpose of this blog—that it endeavors to create insight and community around being Open Hearted in the workplace, …

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Feb 07

Michelangelo on Open Heartedness

Interlude Logo

“I began to understand that the promises of the world are for the most part vain phantoms, and that to have faith in oneself and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.” ~ Michelangelo from Interlude Retreat. Even Michelangelo is telling us that the most powerful and peaceful starting place …

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