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What’s holding you back? (HeadTrash 2, Part 1 of 7)

Imagine you’re in a plane flying at 14,000 feet.  You have a parachute strapped on your back and you’ve been properly trained to do your first solo skydive. You’re as ready as can be, but when the cargo bay door opens and the air rushes in, you finally realize what you’re about to do. Your … Continue reading What’s holding you back? (HeadTrash 2, Part 1 of 7)

HeadTrash 2: Dealing with and Overcoming Other People’s Junk

Tim Thomas and Tish Squillaro wrote their first book, HeadTrash, as a guide to help people identify their own emotional baggage standing in the way of success. In HeadTrash2, the authors offer tips on how to recognize the same behavior in others, and the best methods for preventing the poor behavior of those around you … Continue reading HeadTrash 2: Dealing with and Overcoming Other People’s Junk

Low Morale: A Party Won’t Fix This

When we talk with business leaders about building the ideal organization, two phrases come to mind:  High Morale and Employee Engagement.  Business leaders envision a team of people who enjoy their work, are motivated to work hard, are willing to think creatively about the best ways to deliver great products and services to their customers, … Continue reading Low Morale: A Party Won’t Fix This