Workplace Wisdom

How to handle the times when work, well…to put it bluntly, just sucks.

End of Year Debrief

End of Year Debrief

Each year I update my End of Year Debrief as a reminder to savor your accomplishments during this year and prepare for next year. This year has been a blur! Because we can get mired down in all the...

What’s Your Brand?

What’s Your Brand?

Nike has the “Swoosh”, which represents speed, movement, power, and motivation, and Evernote, an app that stores your written notes on a laptop, uses the figure of an elephant's head, because "an...

Obstacles Are Opportunities In Disguise

Obstacles Are Opportunities In Disguise

What amazing things would you do if you thought you could?  I was going to write about branding this month, but I believe this is an essential first step. I recently came across a book in my...

Put the “I” in I, Inc.!

Put the “I” in I, Inc.!

Successful people act as owners of their own company, whether they work for a company, as a contractor, or self-employed. It is crucial to have a strong sense of the value you bring which you can...

The Trouble With “No”

The Trouble With “No”

The trouble with “no” is we keep saying “yes” to everything. We reply yes to phone calls, text messages, emails as they arrive. We say yes to volunteering for new projects, tasks, whatever comes...

Use “GPS” To Map Out Your Goals

Use “GPS” To Map Out Your Goals

When I drive to someplace new, I put the destination into my GPS. I am able to measure my progress at every step because it tells me where to turn, what to look out for, and when I will arrive. The...

Ten Steps To An Effective Meeting

Ten Steps To An Effective Meeting

Our time is a valuable, limited resource; and we need to use it wisely. The following ten tips will create an effective and productive meeting that stays focused and on point, with an engaged and...

I am able to create positive outcomes with clients

I am able to respond differently and create positive outcomes with clients through my improved listening and new coaching approaches that have resulted in turning a previously contentious relationship with my transportation client into a strong, moving toward partnership relationship and has translated into offsetting requested customer expense reductions into additional business from the customer.

Adam Roark
VP of Transportation, Singapore