Many of us have heard the term “work hard, play hard” but where did it come from and what does it really mean? This phrase is often a premise for, ” … Continue reading Work Hard, Play Hard: Is That Right?
Companies today must seek to create an agile culture in order to keep up with ever increasing demands of direct consumers or clients. The modern era moves quickly because of the advances in technology. A solid internal and external communications structure rallies people together around an organizations mission, core values and brand. Active communications strategies create forward momentum. Tephra Miriam is an avid thought leader and advocate of creating strong communications programs and PR initiatives within organizations that drive change and connect companies with their clients and staff.
OVERVIEW THINK about leadership versus true leadership. Is leadership something that you want and when? Now? Tomorrow? 30 years from now? Ask yourself… Who are you? Get to know what … Continue reading PODCAST 1.0 – What Knowing Yourself Has to Do with Leadership, Followership & Teamwork
I sat in my office on a Friday night at around 7:00 PM and I looked up from my screen for the first time since lunch. I blinked furiously in … Continue reading The Cheese Stands Alone: Right Isn’t Always Right
I’ve been drooling over a book on emotional intelligence that has been sitting on my table for about a week but I have to say the skeptic in me surfaced … Continue reading I Guess I’m a Critic: The Problem With Emotional Intelligence
The field of writing has grown throughout the years and is facing challenges that have been ushered in by the modern age. In the media sector ratings and popularity are dictating … Continue reading The Grand Ethics Debate in the Field of Writing
Introduction to Enterprise Architecture, TOGAF and the ADM Architecting any enterprise is not a simple undertaking. Establishing a solid and self-sustaining architecture practice in itself is a challenge; not even … Continue reading The People Components of Enterprise Architecture
In today’s day and age, although we fight many new enemies many of us in Western society are disengaged. Is our culture of enterprise elitism to blame as to why so … Continue reading The Rise of Enterprise Elitism
Leadership on all Levels
Do people resist policies or do policies fail? The answer is YES to both. Often times there is pushback on policies from the “ground level”. On the other hand when policies … Continue reading Do People Resist Policies or Do Policies Fail?
The break down in organizational communication often happens as a result of the time is money philosophy. It is simply too expensive to communicate. We find communication unnecessary unless there … Continue reading The Impact of Internal Communication Lapses in Organizational Systems
“Management is wrong! They assume that what I do is simple and not time consuming. I am doing my job and I do it well. Management has been misinformed by … Continue reading White Collar Sweat Shops: Does Anyone Truly Love What They Do Anymore?
“REMEMBER THE 5 D’S OF DODGEBALL: DODGE, DUCK, DIP, DIVE AND DODGE.” – Patches O’Houlihan I have to admit that I love to people watch. Working in one of the busiest … Continue reading Surviving Corporate Dodge Ball