Embrace the Opportunity!

Embrace the Opportunity!

I REMEMBER A DEVOTION a coworker used once in a meeting; it started with a story about monkeys and golf. As I remember it, when the British colonized India, they built a golf course for recreation. As the story went, there was a unique challenge to playing the course....
A mistake!

A mistake!

Dewayne is not happy with Brianna; they see things differently. He’s frustrated working with her, and she’s frustrated working with him. Dewayne goes to their supervisor, Sean, and spends ten minutes complaining about Brianna; she won’t listen, she’s stubborn and on...
Receiving Feedback!

Receiving Feedback!

College graduations are just around the corner. New graduates will be picking up their diploma and ready to begin their working career. I love new graduates; I was one once in my life. Feedback is invaluable to new graduates because it helps guide them early in their...
Don’t let a day go wasted!

Don’t let a day go wasted!

“Finish eating everything on your plate because there are starving children who would love to have what you have.” Those were the instructions I heard regularly growing up, which was fine except for those lima beans that I would have given to any starving child. My...
Who am I, now that I’m unemployed?

Who am I, now that I’m unemployed?

“HI, I’M DALE KREIENKAMP, head of human resources for …” Very often, that’s how I would introduce myself. My introduction, and maybe yours, identified me with where I worked and what I did for a living. But how about now, when I don’t have a job? Who am I today? It’s...