All posts by Mary Kuniski

Mary Kuniski is passionate about the Dale Carnegie principles delivered over 100 years ago and continues to experience success today by employing those ageless ideologies. Ms. Kuniski is a Dale Carnegie graduate of 2010 and since that time has coached four programs. She has over 35 years of management experience and has held an Executive level position for the past 20 years. Currently, Ms. Kuniski is the Director of Master Data Management at Overhead Door Corporation, a position she has assumed in June 2015. She spent the past 19 years employed by Michaels Stores, Inc as a Vice President of Vendor Management, where she managed supply chain optimization and quality assurance for the company. She oversaw a multi-million dollar budget and drove operational excellence for domestic and international vendor community of 800+ vendors resulting in a 99.84% shipment accuracy ratio. Over the course of her career with Michaels, Ms. Kuniski also held the responsibilities for Vendor and Facilities Management, Store Communication and Store Management. Ms. Kuniski received a Bachelor of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising from Penn State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.

Throwing My Stress Away

Essentially, I threw my stress away by accepting the fact that I could only do what I could do, and the rest would have to wait.

What Makes a Great Leader?

Reflecting on the high-quality managers that have made an impact on my career, this blog is a tribute to those fine leaders of my past.

Great Leaders Change Their Approach

Have you ever wondered why you can provide minor instructions for one person on your team and have to go into detail instructions with another? We all inherently realize that not all human beings are the same.

How to Stop Overreacting to Stressful Events

It’s easy to get into a panic over problems that have simple solutions. When you face troubles, ask yourself…

Reward for Being a Vocal Customer

Most of us start by telling our co-workers about our experience. We might even write about our experience on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps we would go directly to TripAdvisor and leave a scathing review.