Journal

Is Your Boss a Jerk?

May 14th, 2009

The boss was complaining in our staff meeting the other day that he wasn’t getting any respect. Later that morning he went to a local sign shop and bought a small sign that read: “I’m the Boss!” He then taped it to his office door. Later that day when he returned from lunch, he found […]

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Do Not Ask “Why Me?”

May 6th, 2009

The meaning and the name Arthur Ashe to many young people is simply a label attached to a pair of a world famous tennis shoes brand. But Arthur Ashe the tennis player was respected for his gentle-manliness and his commitment to his faith. Stricken with AIDS because of an infected blood transfusion he had during […]

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Are Soft Skills Important?

May 1st, 2009

I get invitations to speak to people in the corporate world all the time. I smile a little whenever HR people say, “Francis, we feel there is a need for us to train our people on “soft skills.” Others would brand it as “values training.” The question is: “Are soft skills training necessary?” When it […]

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