How To Be A Great Teacher: 19 Qualities You Should Possess

“Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.” – Chinese Proverbs Become a Teacher 101 “Teacher! Teacher!! I don’t understand.” Those were the constant words teachers would hear me yelling from the back of the classroom. Luckily I had some great teachers and mentors who did not… Continue Reading

How to Get a Good Hand Shake

photo credit: star5112 by my friend Debra Benton This happens every day in business: “Ralph (Ron or Ray) meets Laura in her office, and both nervously shake hands. Laura notices what feels like a wimpy, limp clasp. Both think to themselves, “Yech, what a poor handshake.” A two-second exchange like that sets an unease and discomfort… Continue Reading

How Can You Increase Your Value

I believe that you are unique and have something valuable to offer to the larger whole, but unless you realize your true nature you will remain mediocre and not explore your inherit potential. Life is dynamic, constantly changing and renewing itself, yet most people resist change because they prefer the known and comfortable. The way… Continue Reading

Career Uh-Oh’s-Seven Career Sins Sabotage Success

by my dear friend Debra Benton It’s true that we learn from our mistakes, but the wise young businessperson corrects his/her mistakes before they are made. What mistakes should you be weary of? I surveyed 100 CEOs to reveal the “seven career sins” that sabotage success. 1. Focusing on tasks not people. If you invest… Continue Reading