HIRED AT FIRST SIGHT?

One of the more popular offerings in the reality TV genre is a show called “Married at First Sight,” in which couples agree to marry each other upon their first …

CAN YOU DECLARE INDEPENDENCE?

Recently, a young working mother shared a story with me—“vented” a story, really—that is unfortunately all too common in today’s business environment. She was on a road trip with her …

NO LAUGHING MATTER?

Are you having fun at work? I hope so. At our company, we take fun seriously. And in today’s world, we all need a good laugh every now and then.  …

SELLING AND SCHMOOZING

When discussing effective approaches to sales and selling in the 21st century, I frequently reference the old-time salesman from a hundred years ago….the one who created the model in the …

STANDING UP TO WORKPLACE BULLIES

If you’re like many of us, you’ve had run-ins with bullies in your life.  For most, these encounters come during childhood, when young human beings are trying to figure out …

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Look Up! The Leaves Are Changing!

Sometimes I’m asked about the origin of our company name, Orange Leaf Consulting. Well, there’s a definite thought behind it, and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with citrus …

Don’t Forget the Phone

Have you talked to anyone under the age of 21 on a telephone lately? Well, first of all….you probably haven’t. And it may not be for lack of trying—those who …