Ray Williams' Blog
- Vancouver, Canada
- July 16
- Ray Williams Associates
- Ray Williams is President of Ray Williams Associates, a company located in Vancouver, Canada, providing leadership training, personal growth and executive coaching services
MY RECENT POSTS
- Do more friends on Facebook
induce stress and anxiety?
July 22, 2013 06:21PM
- Manage Your Career Before It
Manages You: 10 Tips
July 22, 2013 05:54PM
- How "on-demand" marketing will
May 04, 2013 08:11AM
- The grass may not be greener
on the other side
September 10, 2010 12:10PM
- Why "serving" is the new
September 07, 2010 09:05AM
Ray Williams's Links
Many Facebook users spend considerable time and energy collecting hundreds of virtual friends, and posting updates with the intention of increasing positive relationships, raising their self-esteem or living a happier life. At the same time, several studies have shown there can be negative impacts on… Read full post »
As a leadership trainer and executive coach, I’ve talked to scores of experienced executives and managers about their careers over the two decades. They’ve shared their innermost fears, secrets and hopes for the future with me. A constant theme for both high-performing and high-potential… Read full post »
Marketing products and services to consumers is undergoing a revolution to an on-demand culture. And if your business or organization is not currently becoming 100% oriented to satisfy your customers, it is at risk for survival. Technological advances must be seamlessly integrated with brand experien… Read full post »
The grass may not be greener on the other side, a new study from the University of Leicester has found. Economic migrants traveling to different shores for greater income or happiness could be set for disappointment--because the pursuit of wealth does not equate to happiness.
Sociologist David Bartra… Read full post »
The economic downturn has caused business not just to retool their market strategies, but also to fundamentally rethink the existing business model.
To survive in the current business environment, enterprises must do something radical. It’s not enough to be agile and flexible, responding… Read full post »
Today's modern organization is vastly different than the one created by the industrial revolution, which required managers. But times have changed. Maybe it's time to scrap managers all together.
In this article, I'm referring to managers interchangeably with executives. In an article in the Wall St… Read full post »
Workers losing their tempers and yelling? Or worse, throwing something or damaging equipment, committing physical violence and even murder?Does this describe the modern workplace? Has “desk rage” joined the ranks of road rage and air rage?
In a workplace survey, Integra Realty Resources… Read full post »