A Leading Perspective

Pragmatic insights for the leader in you

Vision, Mission & Values – Bring ’em to Street View

I have the pleasure of facilitating strategic planning sessions, process improvement events, team building activities, etc. I always start with the vision, mission and values of the organization. Why? Because if the discussion isn’t aligned, if the goals aren’t aligned, if the changes aren’t aligned, if the commitments aren’t aligned, etc., the time, as I see it,…

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The true measure of life is not length, but honesty. John Lyly   I have, for over eight years, participated in what is known as “perpetual adoration” for my church.  I, along with many others for every hour of every day, “sit with God” for our assigned hour in the adoration chapel. Most people “pray”…

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Decisions, Decisions

I went into the store the other day to get a battery and in my quest to find them, I stumbled across Halloween Candy. Halloween Candy…tons of it…in late August!  Good grief. I love candy corn as much as the next gal but for me, it’s always too early for Halloween. Where I live, Halloween…

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Budgeting 101

A guest post by Bert Doerhoff, CPA   Budget?  You don’t need no stinkin’ budget!   WRONG! Of course you do!   You have started a new business, chosen a company name, developed your business plan, secured the loan and perhaps even rented the space.   Now what? You need a budget.   A budget…

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Is HR Worth the Line Item?

I’m a Human Resources Professional and I’m not afraid to admit it!  I think most people would rather wash toilets every day than deal with workplace issues but that’s ok.  If you don’t love it, don’t do it! I love HR; I love everything about it.  Many things are overwhelming and difficult…and that’s a high…

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