Employees are like Coffee

Employees are like a cup of coffee. For starters, most of us can’t get through the day without a team. We may think we could run a one man or one woman show but that wouldn’t be realistic. And like a cup of coffee, our employees help get us through the day. Let’s discuss five…

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Response to: 6 Signs That You’re a Bad Manager | Inc.com

This is another great article that discusses leadership and gives merit to the idea and importance of treating every associate differently. I must add that it is vital to: 1. Meet associates where they are and pull them up… We can’t expect that all associates will possess the same knowledge and skills upon hire; therefore, it…

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Response to: 3 Most Effective Ways To Coach Employees

There are bite-sized (small & large) coachable moments every single day. It is truly up to the leader to decide if they will step up to the plate and take advantage or ignore the bad habits that are created by not coaching to them. Source: 3 Most Effective Ways To Coach Employees

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Response to: “Bad Mistakes Make Good Employees Leave”

Original article – Bad Mistakes Make Good Employees Leave – Dr. Travis Bradberry The item that speaks out to me in this article is about “not treating everyone equally”. The article written by Dr. James Bradberry states that treating all members of the team equally is actually a MISTAKE. Yet, most managers do this everyday.…

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A response to: “Malia Obama Sends Acceptance Letter To Harvard | Above Average”

http://aboveaverage.com/malia-obama-sends-acceptance-letter-to-harvard/ What a novel idea! Malia sends her acceptance letter to Harvard! Alas, this is just a satire but imagine if it were true. What if it didn’t have to be the way it has always been? What if the millenials selected the college instead of the other way around? Imagine it would go a…

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Four Ways Millennials Are Changing Commerce | Inc.com


The millenial influence on spending power is virtually limitless. How we move and transfer our money is lightning quick. Will this lead to our ultimate wealth or drag the generation further in debt by making our hard earned cash so easy to spend and move? Do we take advantage of in-the-moment, surefire invesments like the upcoming techie stock or hot piece of real estate as quickly as we do the latest Jordans, Mac pigments, and cafe au laits?

The Desire to Follow

  There are boundless articles out there that address leadership, but let’s talk about following for a minute. There are no leaders without followers and no managers without employees.  What most people don’t consider is just what it takes to be a follower. Many will work in a job for the sake of having employment…

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The Importance of a College Education… and it’s not what you think!

“According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities.”Read more here… If you’re hoping to attend my alma mater, Mary Baldwin College, in picturesque and historic Staunton, VA you…

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Who is the BizEMillenial?

The BizEMillenial, pronounced [bizē miˈlenēəl] is not just me.  The BizEMillenial is not just you.  The BizEMillenial is a play on words pertaining to all those who have reached young adulthood after the year 2000 and who happen to be in the business world (or otherwise busy) with life, school, work, and the et cetera.…

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