Failed Business

First, watch this video: Failed Business: A Reflection by Elizabeth Bower Here’s a story of a failed business.  To be more specific, it’s a story of one of MY failed business ideas.  This failure is a great example of how Simon Sinek’s golden circle truly taps into the psychology of buying and selling. After my…

The Negative of Never Settling: A Reflection

First, watch this video: A Refection by Elizabeth Bower “Don’t settle, keep looking,” Steve Jobs said in his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford (Jobs, 2005).  This strikes a chord. I relate his words to what my father has said to me, in so many other words, throughout my whole life.  So, they are…

Reflection: Drew Dudley’s Leading with Lollipops TEDx Video

First, watch this video: Reflection: Drew Dudley’s Leading with Lollipops TEDx Video By Elizabeth Bower I know I have had lollipop moments in my life.  I hope to one day be able to recall many of them.  However, in the fog of my life currently, someone else’s lollipop moment, or moments, are fresh in the…

Top 6 Social Media Posts from The Workplace Word

 #1 Some people love to have the music blaring and some like to keep it low. Whatever your volume choice, studies show that music can have a positive effect on your mood. Research also says, playing background music while working can increase productivity and efficiency. https://buff.ly/2KHcf0A #ListenToThis #music #2 Think outside the box. Dream up a way to…

6 Ways to Be More Proactive

It’s easy to skate by, do the clock-in clock-out, and fulfill your job description. But walking with Mr. Bare Minimum down Easy Street isn’t going to make you happy in the long run. Without challenges, your career can quickly become just a ‘job’ and be a drag to go to day in and day out….

Employee Interaction & Engagement

New Blog! Employee Interaction & Engagement. When you engage your employees and interact with them regularly, you will be more in tune with what motivates them and have a clearer picture of what brings them to work each day.

A ‘Sharing is Caring’ Workplace

Have you ever been in a situation where someone on your team was either let go or left the company and with them went tons of knowledge and information only THEY knew?  Some processes, how to’s, and valuable details were in that person’s brain.  And that brain has left the building? Of course, it’s easy…

Welcome to The Workplace Word

What is this place?  Where am I?  If you want to be a creative leader, someone who is resourceful, and discuss everyday business, you’ve come to the right place.  At The Workplace Word, you will find tons of brain food to help you be a better you.  Join a community where you can share, discuss, learn, and…

At The Workplace Word

What is this place?  Where am I?  If you want to be a creative leader, someone who is resourceful, and discuss everyday business, you’ve come to the right place.  At The Workplace Word, you will find tons of brain food to help you be a better you.  Join a community where you can share, discuss, learn, and…