Author Archive for Jennifer Takagi

Resistance

Let’s look at managing change, either a big change initiative or even a small change in procedure. Lesson One:  Expect resistance.  Change, great or small, can become overwhelming for some people. Not all people, but some people. Everyone at some point is going to feel the stress of the change, but some people more than […]

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Build a Great Team Today!

You Can’t do it all yourself.  Build a team to help you achieve greater success. Click here to grab your 3 Steps to Build a Great Team Worksheet! As a leader, if you don’t build a great team, you will end up doing all the work yourself.  Your team will not be able to function […]

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How to Survive Boring Meetings!

Listen to this short Podcast on tips to help you survive your next boring meeting. Click here to listen! Download, Subscribe, and Review! Get all the inside secrets and tools you need to help you develop your leadership skills so you can build the best team to drive productivity and profitability.  We all have to attend […]

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Take 5% Control

In a few short minutes, you can learn how to take more control of your life! Listen to this short podcast from New Manager Media, Manage Right From the Start. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nmm32-take-5-control/id1436089605?i=1000436051895

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Understanding Millennials

Each generation is described in sweeping generalizations. Some of the generalizations are fairly accurate but others are not. Recently I’ve heard a lot of negative talk about the newest generation entering the workforce. Now, it’s time to embrace the generation called Gen Y or more commonly, millennials.     One of the first principles we […]

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Can You Believe …

It’s been 3 years! I absolutely cannot believe it’s been 3 years since I graduated, aka retired,  from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Some parts of my mind think it has only been about a week.  In other parts, I don’t even remember that life I led!  Don’t get me wrong, I had […]

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Are You a Superhero Employee?

To rise to the top, you must commit to being a superhero employee who is dependable.

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Have you personally benefited from the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

I have lived the benefits of the Civil Rights Movement!

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Do you work more than 40 hours per week?

Don’t work more than 40 hours per week on a regular basis.

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It’s Christmas Time!

I love Christmas!  I was born in December, so the excitement of my birthday started well before Thanksgiving for me.  I loved that my mom and I would go shopping for presents.  She was so concerned that I would be deprived because I had to share my birthday month with the Baby Jesus, that she […]

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