Posts Tagged ‘Diversity’

Leading Quiet: The Art of Working with Introverts

By Geoff Powter on October 3rd, 2016

The woman across from me in the coaching session — let’s call her ‘Clare’ — frowned and paused with a sigh when I asked her what she wanted from her boss. We’d been here before, and she knew the corral she’d be herding herself into. “Yep,” she finally said with a smile, “I just want […]

Let’s Talk Turkey!

By Kathy Miller on December 2nd, 2014

“To discuss a problem in a serious way with an intent to solve it .”  Cambridge Idioms Dictionary, 2nd Edition. Yes I know that Thanksgiving in the USA has come and gone and that we aren’t talking about turkeys anymore – well at least not until Christmas. However, it is never too late to “talk […]

Personal Style, Personality, Motivation — How Can We Learn About Others?

By Kathy Miller on August 21st, 2014

How many personality, personal style, and motivational tests have you taken in your workplace?  Chances are you have thus far taken at least one or two of these types of assessments during the span of your career.  Today it is difficult to find an organization that doesn’t throw around categories or acronyms to describe the […]

Beware of the Vanilla Organization!

By Kathy Miller on August 21st, 2014

Don’t get me wrong – I like vanilla ice cream!  However, I don’t want to eat it every day and it isn’t the only flavor that appeals to my family members and guests.     So I must make sure that I keep ingredients in my pantry that can produce a variety of flavors of homemade ice […]

It Takes All Kinds

By Kathy Miller on August 21st, 2014

When August rolls around, I tend to think about ice cream.  I grew up in rural Indiana where homemade ice cream was the mark of a wonderful summer evening.  So this month, I find myself reflecting on the many amazing flavors of ice cream that comprise my summer treats. And…….. Just as ice cream comes […]