Curiosity

Curiosity

This week’s episode of the Rutledge Perspective is about curiosity. Curiosity has become the lastest buzzword. The key to innovation. The latest measure of success. And yet, it is also the thing that companies have the hardest time actually acknowledging and...
Why You Have to Attend Your Company Party

Why You Have to Attend Your Company Party

Today’s topic will resonate for those of you who would rather pluck out your eyelashes than attend a corporate event or gala! For the social butterflies in My Village—party on! Just remember, it’s still a COMPANY EVENT—not a night at the club! SHOW NOTES One of the...
The Art of Saying “No”

The Art of Saying “No”

Today’s topic is something that always gets me to the edge of the ledge! You know, that ledge where one more thing or one more conversation is going to make me respond in a way that is authentic but likely not workplace appropriate.  That topic is the workplace...
Who is on your team?

Who is on your team?

I’ve had several conversations about the topic I’m covering with you today. The topic is about teams and knowing who is on your TEAM and who is on YOUR team. During our lives, we have many opportunities to participate on teams. Sometimes we are formal leaders of...