Tag Archives: Ethics

THE SPIRIT OF KINDNESS & GRATITUDE + GIVING BACK

  My wish for everyone is to enjoy the true spirit of the holidays – the spirit of kindness and gratitude.  To be grateful for all that we have; our friends, our family, the roof over our head, that we’re

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How To Find A Reputable Contractor

As homeowners, we are often faced with the dilemma of how best to find a reputable contractor.  Should I get multiple bids, make sure they are licensed, bonded, insured, trained and certified.  Should I do other background checks?  Years in

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Who Believed In You?

  If you are like me it is highly probable that your success was enabled by somebody or a number of people along the way. Here is my challenge to you (and to myself):  to take a moment over the

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You Should Want Your Employees on Facebook – thus the need for a Social Media Policy

Do you want your people on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites during business hours?  The answer is absolutely YES, but . . .  there are parameters. What follows is a sample social media policy which you may

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What Leaders Are Supposed To Do

  What are leader’s supposed to do.  In a nutshell – lead, provide direction – to be “heads up” on the look out over the horizon for opportunities and obstacles which are ahead? The following was presented at an event

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KEEPING COMMITMENTS

  DO WHAT YOU SAY!!  Nothing earns TRUST more than doing what you said you are going to do.  Conversely, nothing destroys TRUST faster than not doing what you said you would do.  “Never fail to meet a business engagement, however

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Words To Live By: Business Maxims from 1896

I met this wonderful lady the other day and we got talking about why is it that some people don’t return phone calls, emails or do not show up for appointments?  That discussion reminded me of the following business maxims

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