Posts Tagged ‘business’

Negotiating Is An Acquired Taste

  There is an art form to negotiating. When you think about it, we all do it every day whether with our kids, employee’s or in a sales situation. So how can you improve your negotiation skills and get to “yes?” At the beginning of any negotiation you must prepare. Recently during a real-estate transaction we ran into some complications […]

Today’s Leaders

  Think about the mentors and leaders you have encountered through-out your career. Does anyone stand out as exceptional or unforgettable? By unforgettable I mean someone who challenged you but didn’t really model strong leadership. We learn about how to be a good leader from people we admire. Conversely, we can also learn some important lessons on leadership from bosses […]

National Creativity Month

January is National Creativity Month I can’t help but wonder if creativity is valued in corporate America today?    After 10 years in a corporate marketing position, the company I worked for was bought out by a REIT. When the new team took over there were many changes in senior level directors as well as cultural changes. During one of my first […]