Maybe the key to successful training is to stop calling it that!

As I was walking across the parking lot I found myself in a conversation with a park maintenance employee. We had just finished a 3 hour Recess – the entire department of 200 people. He told me it was a lot of fun and he was walking away with some useful ideas to be a better team member. (Phew, I did my job.) But that’s not the comment that most stuck with me. The comment that most stuck with me was……………… “I wish they would do this more often; bring us together so we can see how we can help one another”   I remember having a conversation with the Chief Operations Manager beforehand; him telling me that there will be a group of people who won’t want to be there; a group that will give me a hard time, they hate training, they don’t think they need training, etc. My first request was …

Rich DiGirolamo’s RECESS AT WORK Social Media Powerball Pool

Let’s share a Billion Dollars! Join the fun!!   Rich’s DiGirolamo’s 3rd RECESS AT WORK Virtual Social Media Office Lottery Pool.   Powerball is gonna be more than $1.3 Billion Wednesday night! I guess god, karma, the stars, the secret, or whatever deity you worship knew we weren’t supposed to win the other night “for a reason” So let’s get the next Powerball pool going! Here’s how it works! 1. Powerball Tickets are $2 each. 2. You will be purchasing shares of the winnings. So, if you contribute $100 and $1000 is collected you will win 10% of any winnings; $10 would be 1% of the winnings if $1,000 was collected. 3. You should send your investment in multiples of $2 thru PayPal to rich@richdigirolamo.com 4. All monies must be received by 5:00 PM EST January 13, 2016 5. I will purchase the tickets, copy them and email/message a copy of all tickets to …