On Etiquette and Generosity.

This post was originally written in 2013. My mother once told me that my grandmother was known for her generosity. When people remember her, their thoughts often includes a favor or nice thing that she did for them. Same with my Grandpa, the generosity usually came in the way of giving them a good job when…

Workplace Big 5 Results

In my current MBA class on Personality in the Workplace, we are discussing the CentACS Workplace Big 5 in detail. My scores are as follows: + is high, – is low, = means more flexible on this trait based on the situation Need for Stability (N)=/+ Explains how people at work respond to and handle…

Building a Personal Advisory Board.

Alana Muller from Coffee Lunch Coffee got me thinking with a post that included the following tip: Create a personal advisory board. Who is your personal dream team? When you make an important (or even a less important) decision, who do you turn to for advice and affirmation? Gather them together… they don’t all need to…

My Work History- Last Updated 2016

EXPERIENCE City Wide Franchise                                                                                                                  Lenexa, KS Project Specialist                                                                                                       January 2016-Present Implement Project Management strategies to manage multiple high-priority deliverables Manage cross-departmental communication and policies to ensure uninterrupted support to stakeholders, legal compliance, and alignment with strategic goals Develop communications and training documents with a focus on consistency, accuracy, and professionalism Train peers on project…

5 K times – updated 2016

Race Name Date Time Notes Turkey Trot November, 2016 33:43.1 with April, Andrew (32:02 (and Megan Davis, Erica and family, and Q and family!, plus, saw Katie Leary 2016 Panera Bread Diabetes Dash For Life 5K at AAFP Leawood, KS  October 2, 2016 n/a 7th place in group, 115th overall, Zombie 5k Clearwater, FL  February…

My Culture Index Results

My current company relies heavily on the Culture Index (CI) method to review potential employees. Below is my CI results and a brief explanation Firstly, CIs are measured on their relationship to your energy line. When I applied nearly 3 years ago, my energy (EU) was low! I wonder if that would be different now,…

Nationwide Contest Promotion for Franchisees

As a franchisor, my company implemented a Chairman’s Club contest that allowed high performing cities to send their Sales and Operations teams on an all expenses paid trip. Each year, we create a 2 foot by 3 foot sign for each location and promote the rankings throughout the year in internal promotions. This motivates strong…