8 ways to work hard and play hard this summer

8 ways to work hard and play hard this summer

Summer officially starts next week — a time when kids are getting out of school, afternoons are getting warmer, the nights are getting longer, vacations are being planned and motivation for actual work may be at an all time low.   Living in the Pacific Northwest, most...
Heart and leadership: why it’s way less fluffy than it sounds.

Heart and leadership: why it’s way less fluffy than it sounds.

When it comes to talking about what makes a great leader, I return time and again to this trifecta: character, commitment and…heart. Yes, heart. As soon as you read that, I’m betting your mind went one of two ways: “Pah, heart! There’s no room for this touchy-feely...
How to Communicate with a Multi-generational Workforce

How to Communicate with a Multi-generational Workforce

I was 25 and single when I bought my first house. On my own. My parents didn’t co-sign — it was all on me. What an achievement! A huge step on the path towards the “American Dream”. Until my boss at the time burst my bubble, ever so slightly. His response to my new...