Lead by Example: 2017 Starbucks Annual Meeting

Starbucks Coffee Corporation held their 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Wednesday, March 22nd at the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at the Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington. It was significant in that it was their 25th annual meeting as a public company and Howard Schultz’s last as CEO.

As an [...]

By |Wednesday, May 17, 2017|Leadership|

What flavor is your organization?

If you were to ask your employees and customers what flavor your company is (product, service or culture), what kinds of responses would you get?

Is it spicy like a hot salsa or bland like plain oatmeal?
Is your product line or company culture as exciting as it is at [...]

By |Friday, May 27, 2016|Leadership|

A Seattle Company’s New Minimum Wage: $70,000 a Year!

A feel-good business story about employee paychecks!

jobshadowCongratulations to Dan Price, CEO of Seattle’s Gravity Payments, for making such a bold move. A study on happiness convinced him to pay all of his employees at least $70,000 a year. A great [...]

By |Friday, April 17, 2015|Leadership, News, People with Mojo|

Ten Tips To Tame Tension, Stress and Overwhelm

Today people are busier then ever, trying to accomplish as much as they possibly can. Many employees are spending nearly as much time at work as they do at home. Electronically, once we head home we are still connected to work. At some point in time the quality of [...]

Under Cover Boss

If you are an organizational leader, I hope you have had an opportunity to watch several episodes of the reality television show Undercover Boss on CBS.  On each episode the CEO or top executive goes undercover in their own company to see first hand what kinds of things go [...]

By |Saturday, February 15, 2014|Leadership|