When An Employee Turns Out Bad

When An Employee Turns Out Bad

Have you ever thought you had hired the right employee for the job only to find out as time went by that this great employee has turned out to be not so great? Did you actually hire the wrong person for the job?  Did they do such a good job of fooling you during the … Continue reading

A Second Chance

A Second Chance

  We often hear that we do not get a second chance at many things.  This is true for some things, but for many it is not. I love the quote from Anne of Green Gables, written by L.M. Montgomery; “Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it … Continue reading

Focused Thinking

Focused Thinking

  A few weeks ago I wrote about The One Thing by Gary Keller and how if you can focus enough to get your goal down to “the one thing” and accomplish it that it will act as a catapult for the other things that you want to accomplish. It takes focused thinking to bring everything in … Continue reading

Some Points About Salaries

Some Points About Salaries

In helping physicians during their hunt for a new hire the subject of salary always arises.  I find it interesting that 80% of the time the employer wants to hire someone who will do an excellent job, but they want to pay them lower than the going rate.  When I ask them why? they usually … Continue reading

Tips For The Writer

Tips For The Writer

  I was listening to some older recordings by Jeff Herring “The article guy” and came across some good information for those that write articles or blogs. Jeff said a couple of things about being a writer that jumped out at me and I thought I would share them with you. First, he said writers need to … Continue reading

Good Business Moves

Good Business Moves

  I went into our local dry cleaners the other day. The clerk walked up to the counter asked my name, counted my clothing items, took my money and never once did I see her eyes. If your business has customers, then you are in the customer service business.  Each encounter with a customer or … Continue reading

Don’t Let Others Discourage You

Don’t Let Others Discourage You

This little story confirms the fact that when you have a goal, dream, passion or desire to do something, do it.  Don’t listen to others as they try to tell you why it cannot be done. The Frogs and The Tower There once was a bunch of tiny frogs that arranged a running competition. The … Continue reading

Throw-back Thursday

Throw-back Thursday

I thought that I would re-post this because I have been working with some employees that are struggling with the feeling that they do not fit in at their place of employment.  I am sure this happens more that we realize and possible there could be people who work where you do that are feeling … Continue reading

The Law Of The Garbage Truck

The Law Of The Garbage Truck

This is a great little story, one that you can remember easily and share with others when they need to hear it. The Law of The Garbage Truck One day I hopped in a taxi and we took off for the airport. We were driving in the right lane when suddenly a black car jumped … Continue reading

Do You Make Things More Complicated?

Do You Make Things More Complicated?

“Life is actually really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”   ~ Confucius Oh yes, the simply life, we all want it and are envious of those who seem to have it. I know for myself, at times I make tasks or situations more difficult than they really are either because I put them … Continue reading