Category Archives: Workplace Matters

Why Power Does not Equal Leadership


In the famous words of Dwight D. Eisenhower, “You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.” We all have power on some level or another. How we use that power is very different … Continue reading

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Why Honesty in Business Equals Success Part 3


Honesty requires courage. Have the courage to say No. Have the courage to face the Truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity. ~ W. Clement Stone No … Continue reading

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Why Honesty in Business Equals Success Part 2


What does honesty really mean?  Here’s the real truth. Being honest is a learned behavior. How it begins: It’s a natural instinct to be untruthful. It starts when we are young, we make a mistake, break something, go against our … Continue reading

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Why Honesty in Business Equals Success Part 1


Most people work under the assumption that doing business requires one to be “cut throat”, harsh or selfish. When we think of business, we don’t think of nice people doing great things. We think of competition, getting more customers, more … Continue reading

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Is the Objective Statement Dead? by Rich Grant


I found this to be a great read. What do you guys think about objective statements? Is the Objective Statement Dead? By Rich Grant Early in my career, my resume had an objective statement, “seeking a financial-related career with a … Continue reading

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Do Your Employees Trust You?


Trust is developed through action; one showing consistency in activity, thereby meeting the receiver’s expectations. For example, we don’t ask a chair if it will hold us up. We have an expectation that the chair will do what it appears … Continue reading

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Keep Moving Forward


Mary V. Davids is Principal Consultant at 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 engagement, enhancing employee … Continue reading

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Are you Filtering Out Good Talent?


Instead of reviewing resumes personally, we’ve evolved to allowing the super-computer robots and machines to tell us whether someone is a good fit or not. Now if someone so happens to get through the electronic garbage disposal having their resume … Continue reading

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Want to Grow your Business? Don’t Overlook the Receptionist


The first face a customer will see; the first voice a customer hears; one of the most significant people in your entire organization is the receptionist. Often the receptionist is overlooked or dismissed as an insignificant person, when in fact … Continue reading

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Employee Engagement [Infographic]


Great Infographic by FUZEMary 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 … Continue reading

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