Strengths Activation Podcast

This week I was featured on the Strengths Activation Show, a weekly podcast hosted by Jason Baffrey and Rhonda Knight Boyle. Click on the image above to watch the show, recorded on Facebook Live! “Featured is Gallup Certified Strengths Coach, Jeff Williamson. Jeff has been instrumental in launching strengths and talent development throughout Olivet Nazarene […]

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Who Can I Trust?

How do I know I can trust you? Who can I trust? How do I identify whether trust is a big risk or not? Excellent questions that probably all of us have asked ourselves at some point when facing a new situation or opportunity. Hurley (2006) suggests that feeling a sense of security, having shared […]

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Key Factors That Impact Trust

In my last blog on trust we considered an excellent question raised by a young professional who is in her 20’s. She raised a good question: How do we build trust in an environment that seems to have a lot of turnover? In that article, I referenced 3 key questions to consider, drawn from Hurley’s […]

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Trust pt. 2

Who can I trust with all this turnover? After my last blog on most of us having trust issues, I was talking to a young professional, in her 20’s about the idea of trust. She raised a terrific question: How do we build trust in an environment that seems to have a lot of turnover? […]

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We Have Trust Issues

If you haven’t noticed recently, there seem to be some issues in the business world and our culture with trust. It can surface in a lot of places, including communities, corporations, politics, and government. It can also play out in the day-to-day of our own workplaces with supervisors, peers, and friends. Regardless of how you […]

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You Are a Brand

YOU ARE A BRAND! For the last five years, I’ve taught an undergraduate course at the university near where I live. The course is called Fundamentals of Fundraising, and is offered in the School of Business, as a part of the Business/Non-Profit Management track. I think most of the students would tell you (after taking […]

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Freedom to Choose

A while back, I was heading into an important speaking engagement that offered a lot of opportunity. For me, it was a big deal, and was definitely the most daunting event I had spoken at, for a number of reasons. At the same time, it was exciting to have an opportunity to speak to a […]

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I Love Millenials pt.2

In my last post, I stated “I LOVE MILLENIALS” (I really do) and offered some different perspectives to perhaps pivot the conversation to the positives, and away from the overused stereotypes and negative commentaries. Every generation has unique needs, experiences, and events that shape them, and my friends in the Millenial category are no different. […]

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I Love Millenials pt.1

I LOVE MILLENIALS!!!…..there… I said it. Seriously, I love them. I love their energy, creative minds, fresh perspectives, and a willingness to engage their communities and critical issues that are important to them. I work pretty much every day of my life with lots and lots of millennials. Because of that, and the good I […]

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