Posts in Creativity & Innovation

Sometimes Weird Service is Great Service

Weird Service_160x120A while back, my husband and I took a trip up to Leavenworth; a picturesque Bavarian village nestled in Washington's Cascade Mountains. Though we both remember the beautiful hikes, the funky shops, and tasting locally crafted wine at dinner, the experience which most stays with me is popping into an elaborate fruit stand and feeding a miniature cow.

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Feb 25, 2015

The Confidence Pickle

LP-30blog-thumb.jpgIn his best selling sequel, The Leadership Pickles, Bob Farrell takes his own medicine and applies his customer service mantra, "Give em' the Pickle!," to managers and leaders.  He insists, "You serve the people who serve your customers.  Employees need pickles too."

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Sep 10, 2014

Guest Article: 4 Common Misconceptions about Employee Incentives

Employee Incentives ThumbHaving good intentions is unfortunately not enough at all to make employee incentives work for your company. If you want to spend your money on a truly worthwhile cause, do make sure first that you’re not suffering from any misconceptions about employee incentives.

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Jun 23, 2014

Enthusiasm - The Key to Productivity & Innovation

Enthusiasm ThumbWhat's the difference between enthusiasm and gasoline? Maybe there's not much difference between the two. They both provide the power to drive us forward. The internal combustion engine of our automobile runs on gasoline. Gasoline vapor enters the cylinder and the spark plug ignites the fumes unleashing the power that can propel our vehicles over one hundred miles an hour.

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Mar 24, 2014

15 Quotes to Inspire You to Succeed

15 Quotes THUMBEditor’s Note: We thought the perfect way for you to start off your week is with advice from great people that will help you stand apart from the crowd, be a fish out of water, as it were. Enjoy!

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Feb 24, 2014