Posts Categorized: Nanci’s Notions Blog

A Win-Win Transition Plan

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As the female owner of a small business I am constantly striving to run an organization that is conscious of both the needs of the employee and the needs of the business. The employee is the face and backbone of the organization. I believe that employee friendly policies are an asset not a liability. It… Read more »

Team Building, Coach Style

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October is a time to reflect and project.  Once Halloween hits there seems to be a whirlwind in business circles that propels us from October 31 to December 31. There are only two more months in many business cycles to affect any noticeable change that can be rolled over into the future. We are constantly… Read more »

What Mom Taught You about Team Building

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“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” African Proverb The modern workplace prides itself on the establishment of teams as a functional way to tackle important tasks. Individualism is all but dead unless one is assigned an expedient task. Team building, team work, team projects are… Read more »

Why Employee Wellness Matters

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I find it amusing that we do not hesitate to make sure that our pets are operating at optimum health but we tend to be too busy to take care of our own personal wellness. When is the turning point in an adult life when everything else takes precedents over personal health and wellness? Funny… Read more »

What a CEO Wants

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As a business trainer and consultant I am naturally inquisitive about checking facts and constantly updating information that I am sharing with my clients.  In the Sunday New York Times Business Section there is a column called Corner Office written by Adam Bryant. He interviews CEO’s in various businesses and industries about their personal climb… Read more »

Embrace Learning Enrich Your Career

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Autumn is on the horizon and the Target ads for “back to school” are in full bloom.  As a child I remember fretting over the end of summer vacation but I was secretly excited about the new things I was going to learn in school. Call me a nerd but I have never let go… Read more »

Mentoring or Sponsorship?

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If you haven’t had the pleasure of spending a lazy Sunday morning actually reading a paper version of the newspaper think about treating yourself to the Sunday Business section of the New York Times. The Corner Office is a column, comfortably tucked in on page two of the business section, based on interviews with different… Read more »

What A Woman Wants

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I have wanted a convertible for as long as I can remember. This year I finally got one. On a sunny June day as I drove around town top down, music blaring I found myself doing a duet with Christina Aguilera. As we belted out the lyrics to What A Girl Wants I began to… Read more »

What are women doing right?

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I run a woman owned business.  I would be remised if I failed to comment on the media frenzy about women being the breadwinners in 40% of the households with children. Dah? What is the big surprise? Girls are outperforming boys in both high school and college. It is hard to pick up a business… Read more »