11 Ways to Bring Employees’ Shower Ideas to The Board Room

11 Ways to Bring Employees’ Shower Ideas to The Board Room

According to cognitive scientist, Scott Barry Kaufman’s “Wired to Create” study – 72% of people get their most creative ideas in the shower. Kaufman’s overall findings stress the importance of relaxation for creative thinking. Pharrell Williams, producer extraordinaire and ABC’s The Voice host agrees, admitting to Oprah that his greatest hits come to mind in […]

2015 SHRM Lead(HR) Conference in San Antonio

2015 SHRM Lead(HR) Conference in San Antonio

A special thank you to everyone who was able to attend SHRM’s (Society for Human Resource Management) innovative new conference, SHRM Emerging Lead(HR) Conference held in San Antonio this year. In case you missed it, I’m happy to share some of my favorite #SHRMLeadHR highlights as a 2015 SHRM Emerging Lead(HR) speaker: What: Strategic Leadership Development […]

15 Times Twitter Users Nailed The Purpose of Life

15 Times Twitter Users Nailed The Purpose of Life

I’ve become more and more active on social media, particularly Twitter and LinkedIn. It has been enlightening to connect with such a diverse group of people over something as simple as a hashtag(#). If you are on Twitter, I hope you’ll stop by @ArtJacksonENPM and send me a tweet. One of the most impressive things […]

Engaging Teams In A Diverse Workplace

Engaging Teams In A Diverse Workplace

As a leader, your responsibility is to provide the support that allows each team member to prosper by using his or her uniqueness to benefit team initiatives. Easier said than done. We are in a new era – post-recession, businesses are regaining momentum and a new generation is getting their first taste of leadership. Engaging […]

The Impact of Activity and Good Nutrition on Work Performance

The Impact of Activity and Good Nutrition on Work Performance

Weight loss is a common, if not the most common goal of many exercise and nutrition programs. But what impact does attention to nutrition and exercise have on performance in the office? Dr. David Satcher, 16th U.S. Surgeon General, recently spoke about the learning connection and vital role schools play in helping children develop healthy behaviors. […]

Simple Ways to Master Networking Part I

Simple Ways to Master Networking Part I

Simple Ways to Master the Art of Networking – Part I My favorite part about being a professional speaker is the chance to network and meet potential new clients at the many conferences I attend every year. If I’m the guest speaker, I take time before I hit the podium to meet and greet the […]

Make More Money in 2015!

Make More Money in 2015!

How To Make More Money Next Year Than You Will This Year To make more money next year than you will this year, improve your skills and competencies by increasing the level of the conversations around you. According to John Maxwell, “People will rise to the level of the conversations around them.” That makes sense […]

Art Jackson – A Legend in Leadership

Art Jackson – A Legend in Leadership

MIDDLETOWN, Va. – At the “Legends in Leadership” presentation, sponsored by Lord Fairfax Community College’s Workforce Solutions, keynote speaker Art Jackson talked about how to motivate yourself and your employees, especially in times of distress. Click here for the full video clip of Art’s presentation