o My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am.
Leslie Yerkes is a best-selling author with six books translated into dozens of languages and world-wide sales. She is co-author of the best-selling 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work (Berrett-Koehler); Beans: Four Principles for Running a Business in Good Times or Bad (Jossey-Bass); and They Just Don’t Get It: Changing Resistance Into Understanding (Berrett-Koehler) (Winner of a MarCom Award for Design). She is the author of Fun Works: Creating Places Where People Love to Work, Editions 1 & 2 (Berrett-Koehler); and Beyond Kicks & Carrots: Motivation for the 21st Century (Norma Sustenere Publishers.) As a consultant, author, thought leader, and keynote speaker, Leslie is all about deep change. Her perspective on culture and leadership is complex but practical, sophisticated, and deeply humane. Her focus is on optimally building business success by appreciating and supporting the strengths of the people and culture which make up the human core of the organization.
Fun @ Work
Fun at work isn’t simply a nice to have, it’s a need to have. Business works best when when fun and work are successfully integrated. Companies that integrate fun with work vividly illustrate that the fun/work fusion: • Stimulates creativity • Fosters commitment . . . (more)
Life Lessons from a Junkyard Dog Who Rescued Whom?
I am a fixer. I was born into a family that needed fixing. I have tried valiently to fix every man with whom I have had a relationship. I chose a career where fixing is valued For me, fixing is everything. . .(more)
Camp Betsi When family members become caregivers
What started with a rescue to fulfill my mother’s deepest desire to die in a home setting – ended in a friendship. We shared respect, trust, and intimacy, complete transparency in all decisions, love and a ton of try . . . (more)