Blog: Activate Your Life
As a society, we’re starting to walk away from the idea that people can be treated like a widget, plugged into a process, then managed like a resource. When a company’s only goal is to make money, they ironically set themselves on a path to squander the opportunities to do so. Companies who build their cultures upon the value of relationships save money. They have less turnover. Experience fewer workplace injuries. A smaller number of employees miss work which affect productivity. More employees offer innovative ideas because they feel safe enough to engage their best stuff.read more
Officevibe, the employee engagement survey company you should love, put together this infographic. It went viral only a few days after it’s posting. I recommend referencing these statistics when in conversation about the bottom line value of employee engagement....read more
We’ve all walked into a lobby with dead plants, cobwebs and a receptionist giving eye signals suggesting he’s in a hostage situation. We’ve listened to a friend (or been that friend) kvetch about pointless meetings, decoding unspoken meanings from the...read more
I’ve been in Baltimore the last few days. Flew out there Wednesday and got back last night. I was attending the It’s Time Network Inaugural Summit representing Queentia. Queentia is an engagement partner along with another organization I’m involved in, NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners).
With Queentia, I am a cofounder and Chief Social Impact Officer. With NAWBO, I’m a member of the board for the Sacramento Valley Chapter.
There is much more backstory about the connections between Queentia, NAWBO and It’s Time Network,read more
For the last 20 years youth development programs across the country have increased dramatically from when I was a teen. Today’s youth are developing their skills with a deeper curriculum than back in my day. In my town of Sacramento, Sol Collective offers community...read more
The four relationships are aspects of one relationship: that one relationship being the universe to itself in the many forms of matter and energy. The universe is one big body so to speak, and all that is in it is moving in reference to all else. That’s why we observe on thing affecting another. Why what we say to others and ourselves has an effect. We look for peace because we know deep within us that we have a song that sings continuously. It’s the same song that sings within each of us and in all things. It is the song of one – the unifying music of the universe.
Why do we struggle then? As humans, weread more