Using Purpose and Values to Sustain Authentic Relationships at Work

There are a lot of theories out there on what leaders should or shouldn't do when it comes to forming relationships with their team members.** There is: always leave your personal life at the door never interact socially with your team maintain an unwavering facade of calm and control that draws a line between leader … Continue reading Using Purpose and Values to Sustain Authentic Relationships at Work

Ask These 4 Questions to Build a Purpose-Driven Team

For those of us that have been in the restaurant industry for a long time, it's easy to go through our days as if they were a checklist; complete the tasks associated to our role, attend the meetings we're a part of, contribute to projects we're working on.  We often forget that there is a … Continue reading Ask These 4 Questions to Build a Purpose-Driven Team

Integrating Who You Are With Who You Present Yourself to Be

If you haven't noticed, I've been a bit excited lately about the concept of speaking truths. Well, I'm still excited about it, there's a lot going on in that arena! With that in mind, read on about how speaking your truth is related to awareness of what makes you, you: Speaking Truths: Integrating Who You … Continue reading Integrating Who You Are With Who You Present Yourself to Be

Learning to Speak Our Truth

When our organization started to take an intentional approach to building our culture, one of the foundational values was (and is) open communication.  While a lot goes into the idea of "open communication," we highlighted a few phrases to define it, including:   "Speak Your Truth Without Blame or Judgement."   Whether you have become … Continue reading Learning to Speak Our Truth