The challenges of working with startups or having one of your own, is that the work is never ending. There is always more to be done, and the stress can be overwhelming if you allow it. While books can be written on fiscal challenges, intellectual property protection, choosing your team,
While you are making your way to the top, or even just making your way through life, there are certain people that inspire you, sit with you, and just make the journey easier. Often it’s hard to weed out the important friends from the crowd…especially when you’re busy. Who is
We value loyalty as a trait. I certainly do. We seek it out in friendships, relationships, in colleagues and in employees…we also value it in ourselves. We’re proud of it, we cherish it, and we look for people who are as loyal as we are. Yes, there are certainly times
I’ve talked to people from all walks of life, and no matter who you are – housewife, professor, athlete, or well-known figure…you can be a magnet for drama. I’ve had a lot of people say that they simply have no idea why they keep getting into mess after social mess.
Ever wonder why there are just some people who seem instantly off-putting? So did Dr. Susan Fiske. She actually did some wonderful research at Princeton as to what social judgments make people respond negatively or positively to others…and I thought you’d enjoy it as much as me. According to Fiske’s
Who are the Toxic People? I am a huge fan of people (if I wasn’t, my job would be incredibly difficult!). People can propel us forward, drag us downward, or even sit with us during the most difficult crisis of our lives. However, I understand in working with people, how
Take a walk down the street and look at the people passing. I’m willing to bet that well over half are strolling with their earbuds in or texting. It’s amazing if you just take a moment to notice. Here we are all together, and no one really interacts. Most recently,