There are problems with our workplace culture. People aren’t getting along, and various factions are complaining about others. It’s young versus old; accounting versus sales.
There has never been a more important time to connect with each other. Social distancing is absolutely vital during this dangerous pandemic as there are only a few ways to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Number one, of course, is staying home, and staying away from others. Washing hands, wiping down surfaces, wearing a […]
With coronavirus upon us, how do we stay away from people while maintaining the connections we need to get stuff done? It seems hard, but it’s easily do-able with a smidgen of effort. What appears to be the best strategy to slow the growth of this virus is to, effectively, shut down the face-to-face economy. […]
Recently I showed up a few minutes late to a luncheon with about 20 colleagues. The two hosts got up to give me a warm greeting, with a full-on handshake. Immediately we looked at each other in horror; we shouldn’t be doing this! Coronavirus! But how the heck should we be greeting each other? Coronavirus […]
This is a note of encouragement for everyone, whether you are in a relationship or hope to be in one. Reach out. When we do, when we take initiative to start a conversation, people nearly always engage and appreciate it. If you’ve ever ridden on a subway or commuter train, you know that it’s a […]
In early 2020, the Wall Street Journal ranked airlines from first to worst in customer service. Having read the ranking article, Inc.com’s Chris Matyszczyk had an upcoming cross-country business trip and decided to fly the two airlines to see if he could tell the difference himself. Simply put, yes, he could. First, Chris flew from […]