Nov. 14 ATD SF East Bay

November 7, 2017

Tweet I’ll be speaking at the ATD SF East Bay on Nov. 14 in Dublin. My program, “Work. Play. Give. – Creating a Thriving Workplace” is applicable not only for talent management managers, but for any manager. ATD is even offering a special price to encourage folks to bring their manager or any manager. Details […]

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Help Others Be a Hero

September 29, 2017

Tweet I ordered new business cards 10 days ago, paying extra to ensure they would arrive in time for a conference I’m attending next week on Wed.   This morning (Friday) I received a call from a woman in Memphis saying she had received my business cards! I immediately called the printer, explained the situation […]

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Are You Interpreting Words Differently?

September 13, 2017

Tweet I always find it interesting that two people can interpret the same words differently. I almost missed meeting up with an old friend because of this. Her email said, “Let’s meet at our place.” She and I often meet at a parking lot, then drive to our destination together to save finding parking for […]

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Making a Difference at 95

August 22, 2017

Tweet Most of the people I know want to make a contribution to others’ lives. They are vigilant around how they can be helpful to others, whether that’s a compassionate ear when someone is having a rough time, volunteering for hours to help others in need, or raising money for good causes. At some point […]

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Honesty Continuum

August 22, 2017

Tweet I was interviewed by Leaderomics in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on a key concept in my Authentic Leadership program.

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How to Disagree Agreeably

August 16, 2017

Tweet Your new co-worker is proposing a project that was tried before she arrived and failed. Your boss suggests a direction you think will be a disaster. Your lunch-mate is sharing a “fact” you know has been debunked. Situations like these are commonplace. Someone says something you either know to be wrong or with which […]

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Podcast interview available

October 7, 2016

Tweet I am pleased to share Pete Mockaitis’ interview of me on his “How to Be Awesome at Your Job” show. https://awesomeatyourjob.com/070-upgrading-your-level-of-service-with-rebecca-morgan/

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Get Your Requests Granted More Often

March 9, 2016

Tweet Most of us need to enlist others outside of our team to help accomplish some tasks. Since the others are not required to say yes, you must finesse how you ask. In fact, even if the person is on your team, s/he may not be obligated to help you if what you’re asking is […]

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Conversational Drifters

March 8, 2016

Tweet At a recent business meeting of 8 people, one participant was unaware that his ramblings were irritating others. He spoke aloud whatever crossed his mind – when he had the floor, he got a text and mentioned it was from his wife. He further explained that his was was upset about her boss and wanted his […]

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Are you fishing in a bathtub?

March 4, 2016

Tweet A pal was sharing how frustrated he was in getting his non-profit idea off the ground. He has decided his solution was to convince a big tech company to fund it. He mentioned various ones he knew had big bucks, but I knew his idea was not aligned with what their foundations funded. He was staunch […]

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