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WHAT IS RELATIONALLY DRIVEN (in a nutshell?) by Dwayne Castle

WHAT IS RELATIONALLY DRIVEN (in a nutshell?) by Dwayne Castle

Over the course of the last few generations, we've lost our understanding of how to connect with others. In this social era, thanks in large part to technology, we've unlearned the art of being social. We've grown in our ability to manipulate people to get what we want, and we've lost our conflict resolution skills as well as our ability to...”

EVERYDAY FANCY (don't wait for special) by Dwayne Castle

EVERYDAY FANCY (don't wait for special) by Dwayne Castle

“Sometimes, it seems, we wait for special occasions or special people to give our best.  It's almost like we think good character (kindness, empathy, patience, etc.) is in limited supply, so we save it for our friends and family or for those we believe will somehow benefit us.”

The Culture Beyond (employees have baggage) Post Two in the Employee Retention Series by Dwayne Castle

The Culture Beyond (employees have baggage) Post Two in the Employee Retention Series by Dwayne Castle

"Many employers...routinely welcome a person into "the family", put them on the payroll, and then do anything but treat them like a member of a healthy and productive family... employees are grownups who will “get their act together” or simply be replaced. Because that's what families do, replace one troubled child with another..."

Bad Words and Customers (and granny, too) by Dwayne Castle

Bad Words and Customers (and granny, too) by Dwayne Castle

Being out to sea, sharing life with hundreds of guys from around the country and from various backgrounds brought out a bit of the barbarian in me. Many of us didn't have much in common, but there is a reason for the phrase "he swears like a drunken sailor"...

I've Been Everywhere, Man (and the grass is all the same) by Dwayne Castle

I've Been Everywhere, Man (and the grass is all the same) by Dwayne Castle

"When you start thinking that life isn’t quite what you were hoping for and that it would be better “if only” you lived elsewhere or that because of circumstances..."