Over Burdened, Too Busy, And Want Off The Ride

Over Burdened, Too Busy, And Want Off The Ride

How many times have you heard yourself or someone else say, “I am so busy”?  They could be letting their “busyness” control their life instead of the other way around. Becoming overly busy can be a gradual process that we become caught up in, and for many reasons cannot see our way out of it. … Continue reading

When Work Relationships Do Not Work

When Work Relationships Do Not Work

When coworker relationships are not good, maybe even are really bad, it not only affects the people who are directly involved, it affects the business as a whole. A long time ago a good and wise friend of mine told me “you don’t have to like everyone that you work with, you just need to … Continue reading

Is It A Problem or Dysfunction?

Is It A Problem or Dysfunction?

There are many areas of a workplace that can become dysfunctional.   From workplace culture to demanding workloads a dysfunctional workplace can mean nothing but trouble. Dysfunction not only causes problems for those who work there, but it affects the customers, who either get services or products from the business. When there is dysfunction in a … Continue reading

Turning A Bad Day Into A Good Day

Turning A Bad Day Into A Good Day

There are times when our day goes from good to bad.  Possibly from an interaction with another person or a disappointment in an expectation. Whatever caused the dark cloud to appear, it is important to realize that there are things you can do to make it disappear.  The last thing that you should allow is … Continue reading

You Grow When You Face Challenges

You Grow When You Face Challenges

Change in any area of our life brings on challenges.  Possibly it brings excitement, but it could bring fear.  Change at work can bring on a multitude of emotions even before the actual “change” has occurred.  We feed ourselves with thoughts of what the change will be like, yet we really do not know. Learning … Continue reading

When Your Job Drains You

When Your Job Drains You

When I get drained by work and the dealings that come with being a manager, I will look to inspirational quotes to pick me up.  They are like fuel for my tank when it is close to empty.  I put quotes and inspirational pictures up in my office so I can get a quick attitude … Continue reading

Evaluating Your Management Skills

Evaluating Your Management Skills

“The task of management is to make people capable of joint performance, to make their strengths effective and their weaknesses irrelevant.”                                                 ~ Peter Drucker What does it take to be a good manager? Before you can effectively and successfully manage other people, you need to know about yourself and your management abilities. At a … Continue reading

Accepting Where You Are….

Accepting Where You Are….

Wishing you all a wonderful Friday and a fun filled weekend! I believe in this quote and found making it a daily goal will help get you through most difficult situations.