FORTE Presents… Sari’s Farewell Tour

The time has come to say goodbye… But before you read any further, here’s a special message I made, just for our FORTE fans, explaining the situation. My farewell tour lasts through September when I’ll be turning over our corporate trainings and workshops to a brand-new trainer. It’s hard to say good-bye to the greatest read more…

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3 Ways to Fascinate Your Audience

A few Sundays ago, our family visited the middle-of-nowhere podunk town of Goldendale, WA and visited its observatory. The girls got to reposition the telescope, we looked at the sun (through filters, of course) and Sirius, and then listened to a two-hour presentation on the telescopes and the sun. The craziest part? We could not read more…

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When Things Go Wrong…

My daughter recently participated in her school district’s P.E. Showcase, where all the elementary schools performed dance routines or played games in a packed high school gymnasium to demonstrate what they’ve been learning. One teacher particularly caught my attention. As her students skipped, stepped, jumped, and spun to the music, she continually looked over at read more…

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Avoid Professional Culture Shock

How quickly can you pick up on a company’s culture? Over the years, Sari and I have interviewed numerous candidates for admin and office manager positions here at FORTE. One of the most important qualifications we look for—besides knowing the difference between there, their, and they’re—is that the person fits our company culture. If you read more…

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