How to Avoid Creating a Toxic Culture

How to Avoid Creating a Toxic Culture

I was talking with a business manager a few months ago who said to me, “We don’t really have a culture in our workplace.” I couldn’t help but laugh. That’s like saying, “My family has no traditions.” Every family has traditions! Likewise, every organization has a...
Why Your Landscaper Shouldn’t Be Your Electrician

Why Your Landscaper Shouldn’t Be Your Electrician

Your house is getting older, your circuit breaker often trips and the living room lights flicker when you use the microwave. You know it’s time to get your house rewired. So, you pick up the phone and call … your landscaper! You’re probably thinking: “Ed, why would I...
The Human Side of Disasters

The Human Side of Disasters

There has been no shortage of devastating news in the past few weeks. Hurricanes, shootings, earthquakes, fires, and more. The reality is, natural disasters are a question of when not if. We know how horrible these events are for communities, but sometimes we forget...