Monthly Archives: April 2014

5 Reasons Why Social Media is Good for Business


Social media has changed the way we do business. It has expanded the local entrepreneurial reach and is the cause for many successes in business. According to LinkedIn recent study, 9 in 10 small businesses say they are currently using … Continue reading

Posted in CEO & Executive Leadership, Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Great Infographic – Interviewing 101


Interviewing can make or break your opportunity to get ahead in your career. It creates a first impression and a lasting impression at the same time. Be aware of your facial expressions, your posture, and articulation. Read my blog post … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement, Uncategorized, Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Leadership: An Inside Job


When you exercise, your trainer always tells you “work from the core”. The reason we work from the core is because it transforms the entire body. In business I use this concept. Total success happens only when you work from … Continue reading

Posted in Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Achieve the Impossible


  Mary V. Davids is the Founder and Managing Member of D&M Consulting Services, LLC. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management. Mary has over a decade of experience in cultivating … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Good Leadership is Not About Being Right


“Being right means nothing unless you’re the one that holds the cards.” That is what a great boss once told me. He learned that after being fired from a prestigious law firm after arguing with his boss over who was right. … Continue reading

Posted in CEO & Executive Leadership, Self Improvement, Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How to Discipline Your Employees Without Losing Them


Holding your employees accountable for their work is vital when you are growing a business; but that shouldn’t come at the drastic risk of losing your talent. Often senior-level managers can become out of touch. We may think we know … Continue reading

Posted in Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

Extend Your Reach!


  Mary V. Davids is the Founder and Managing Member of D&M Consulting Services, LLC. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management. Mary has over a decade of experience in cultivating employee … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

April’s Book Pick


Monthly Book Pick! This month I  picked Marcus Buckingham’s First Break All the Rules [Kindle Edition]. This book is a summary of Gallup’s studies accumulated in the mid to late 1990. Gallup’s research produced twelve simple questions that distinguish the strongest departments of a company … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winner of March’s Book Pick!


Congrats to the winner of my Book Pick of the month, Siegrid Ree. Stay tuned for my next pick of the month giveaway! All the best, Mary V. Davids Mary V. Davids is the Founder and Managing Member of D&M Consulting Services, LLC. She holds … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Winning in the First 90 Days


The first 90 days at a new workplace are crucial. Within your first 90 days you must not only prove you can perform the job, you must prove you were worth the investment. Over the years, I’ve observed several mistakes … Continue reading

Posted in Self Improvement, Workplace Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment