Category Archives: Special Interest

It’s Almost Over – Please Vote

Please vote - but do it safely

Please vote, America.  We’re down to a few days before the election.  If you haven’t cast your vote yet, please put it on your to do list. As usual, I voted early.  I thought it was going to be a pain this year but it was actually a pleasant experience.  The polling place I went […]

Toxic Work Culture Rears Its Ugly Head Again

toxic work culture

On Tuesday of this week, I did another webinar on sexual harassment in the workplace.  And again, I stressed to participants that the biggest missed opportunity most companies have is their work culture. Companies large and small don’t recognize the power of their work culture.  Your culture either stops bad behavior or encourages it.  It […]

Let’s Talk About Culture, America

human rights in american culture This is not the blog post I intended to write.  But as I started researching workplace culture and American culture, the recent uprisings over the death of George Floyd kept weighing heavy on me.  As a middle-aged black person, I would have thought that things would be better than they are now in this […]

No Work Today – It’s All About the Cats!

A video of cats!

It’s Friday – Let’s Enjoy Some Cats This is quite a controversial post for me.  As a lifelong dog owner, my dog is giving me much attitude about choosing a cat video over a dog one.  I mean, she really laid into me:  “Do CATS look as good as I do in a sweater?  When […]

Small Business Saturday is Coming

small business saturday is november 30

Small Business Saturday is November 30th With all the craziness of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday is a delightful change of pace and focus.  Started in 2010 by American Express, Shop Small aims to bring shoppers out to support small businesses in their communities.  As the movement grew, many communities rallied around their small businesses […]