April 16, 2018

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Shelter

We talked about rest, and nourishment. The next logical topic is shelter…location…environment. How is yours? Have you looked around lately? We’re going to talk about culture later. Today, let’s think about the actual physical space, if you have one. Occasionally …

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April 9, 2018

Leadership

Management Moments – Nourishment

Last week we talked about rest. Today, let’s talk food! For me, it’s early morning and since some of us haven’t broken our fast yet, you may think I mean the kind of food for your stomach. That’s an important …

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April 2, 2018

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Management Moments – Joy

Joy Ah, Monday. Are you coming in refreshed, relaxed and ready to go? Or are you coming to work to get some rest? So many of us spend such hectic weekends that we need until Tuesday to get back in …

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March 26, 2018

Leadership

Introducing Management Moments

Almost a decade ago when I first opened Sapphire Enterprises LLC (now d/b/a/ Lisa H Harrington LLC), I was posting short blogs in Facebook called “Monday Management Madness.”  I’m going to reprise some of those topics now with relevant adjustments …

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March 8, 2017

Leadership

Winners

The notion of “the team” has long been used as an analogy for managers to encourage their employees. The list of articles, books, quotes and philosophies that make comparisons related to sports and management is a long and valuable one. …

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February 22, 2017

Success

The Low Tech “To Do” List

I am a bit of a tech junkie. When the first PDA (personal data assistant) devices came out I jumped right on the bandwagon. I had a smartphone before Apple even made one. However, when it comes to my To-Do …

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January 18, 2017

Leadership

Leadership in a Storm

There are times when it doesn’t seem as if the right path will ever be clear. Leaders have to make wonderful and terrible decisions every day and don’t always have an obvious line drawn to the right choices. Anyone who …

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