Category Archives: Moore Mission Moments

Bad bosses – they’re the inspiration for movie comedies, great literature (Charles Dickens and Shakespeare wrote more than a few) and hilarious dinner party stories. But there’s nothing funny about having a bad boss, much less being one. Bad managers drive good employees away, undermine their workplace’s success, and cost their organizations in dollars and …

Bad News

Are you distressed by the many negative news stories we’ve seen about hospice in recent days? I certainly am. From the headlines last week in the Dallas Morning News – Frisco hospice exec admits overdosing patients ‘to hasten their deaths’ and make more money– to the report out this week from the Office of the …

Flying Without a Net

What does pushing past our limits look like? At this moment in my life, it looks an awful lot like me, standing in the wings of the famous Improv Comedy Club in Los Angeles, waiting to go onstage. And no, I’m not joking – though believe me I will be, and with all my might, …

The Rest of the Story…

“You have everything we’re looking for – you’re hired!” Have you ever said those words at an interview, only to find yourself wondering, “What was I thinking?” three months later? Somehow, that “perfect hire” you so enthusiastically took on turned out to be a sub-par employee, and nothing like the candidate that presented so well …

Happy Half-Year End!

Hi everyone! A quick note here to say Happy Half-Year End! July marks the end of the first half of 2018 and the beginning of the END of 2018. Yikes! How are you doing at meeting your goals for the year? Realizing your dreams for the year? You have 6 months left! It’s time to …

What Does a Revolutionary Look Like?

What comes to mind when you hear someone described as a “revolutionary”? An angry bomb-hurling renegade, overturning the established order and setting fire to it? History has plenty of those to show us, some successful and others less so; some with genuinely lofty goals, and others whose stated ideology didn’t match their actions once in …

What Do You Bring To The Table?

The days are getting longer and warmer; kids are getting out of school, and the season of family reunions, picnics and long days at the beach are upon us. Relaxed, convivial afternoons will stretch into evenings as families and friends sit together, sharing meals, stories and laughter. The food will be great, because everyone’s brought …

Reflections Of A Woman Entrepreneur

This month is a very special one for me; I am celebrating my 19th year in business as The Watershed Group, a big anniversary for my “baby” and a good moment to reflect on the adventures I’ve had so far as a startup founder and proprietor. I was Executive Director of Hospice of North Central …

Does Your Hospice Need Hospice Care?

Where do you turn for help when your hospice’s health is in question? Once it begins, the problems can seem to cascade one on top of another. The organization is leaking money, and your market share is atrophying. Your staff is unhappy; anonymous letters of complaint are sent in to your Board of Directors, and …

What Do People Want?

What is the number 1 thing in the world everyone wants? Can you answer that? What does everyone want so desperately? I believe that the answer, quite simply, is: MORE. They want more success at work. They want more happiness in life. They want more passion in their relationships. They want more money. More energy. …