Monthly Archives: September 2010

9/16 is the 3rd Thursday. Time to RECESSitate

In my blog post of June 17th I tossed out the following challenge to you: How about setting aside the 3rd Thursday of every month to take a 30 – 60 minute Recess with your team, group, department or company? Take it as an opportunity to share successes, build stronger relationships, get everyone involved in […]

2 very important definitions all organizations should know

Recess: A temporary cessation of the customary activities of an engagement, occupation, or pursuit. RECESSitation: is to take a break from the norm and undergo a period of learning, recharging and celebrating accomplishments. The next 30 days include RECESSitations with a career counseling firm, parks & recreation, assisted living, and a home care group.  I’ll bet you know […]

DNR: Do Not RECESSitate. Kill Engaged Workforce.

I hope you haven’t experienced this but if you’ve been to a hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility you may have seen a sign above the bed: DNR – Do Not Resuscitate. One definition of the word resuscitate is to make active or vigorous again. I like that. A lot. I think organizations are guilty of […]