Aim for Early

What does early look like to you? Fifteen minutes before start time? Right on time? Arriving before that person that’s always really late. Maybe that person that’s always really...
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A Picture Worth a Thousand Unspoken Words

The first time I saw this picture, everything stopped and froze in my soul. I couldn’t take my eyes off of it because to me, without any words, it...
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Wall Street Sign

Leaders are Brokers

Like stockbrokers, leaders have the responsibility of wisely investing and growing what has been entrusted to them.
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growing seedling

What are you sowing?

We've all heard the saying, “You reap what you sow.” A farmer sows seed to ensure a good harvest. But you can’t harvest what you haven’t planted.
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Hour Glass

In Due Time

Waiting isn’t easy because so many of us want it now. Those of us who prefer action tend to think of waiting as a waste of time or lost...
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When Unkindness Feels So Easy

“Unkindness feels so easy sometimes.” It was just one simple statement in a much longer article, but wow, how true a statement it is! Why does unkindness so often...
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Are You Caught in Friendly Fire?

You don’t need military experience for the words “friendly fire” to send a chilling and angry awareness through your spine. Someone was harmed but it wasn’t by our enemy...
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On Kindness and Encouragement

I‘ve had the opportunity to get to know a lot of great people in my 25-plus years of being connected to Express Employment Professionals, but I don’t know if...
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It’s All in Your Head

Paranoia. Is there a more unbecoming leadership trait? Paranoid leaders spend their days assuming negative things are bound to happen or that others are plotting against them. The sad...
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You Can’t Fake Appreciation

Have you ever been the recipient of fake appreciation? We probably all have at one time or another. Fake appreciation is discouraging, and most times it’s worse than no...
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