At my company, Dreamshine, we simply won't condone any policy or behavior that enables gossip, rather than eliminating it. Mark sits down with down with BELAY Co-CEOs, Bryan and Shannon Miles, as they explain why they also adopted a no gossip policy and how that has fostered a healthy work environment for their growing team (check out the video -to the right- and listen as Mark, Bryan and Shannon discuss no-gossip policies within their organizations and why healthy leadership
‘The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.’ -President Franklin D. Roosevelt I’ve had many moments in my 13+ years of owning Dreamshine in which I could have allowed fear to drive my decisions. One example that I’ll never forget is when a former employee filed a false civil lawsuit against Dreamshine. But before I share this whole story with you, let's talk more in depth about the "f-word," fear. Feeling fear and allowing it to drive your decision are not the same thing.
Right before you reach your dream you will be struck with the most dangerous of all things, a feeling of guilt, mixed with confusion, fear, as you forget all you've been through to reach your dream, and then imposter syndrome kicks in: you start to think you don't deserve to have what very few people have. It can feel so lonely, and you start to think, I must be the only one going through this, maybe I should give up. This is The Guilt Trap. But I'm here to tell you, every su