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Be More Optimistic

Be More Optimistic

If you asked 100 people if they would like to be happy at work what do you think they would say? I am sure they would love to be happy every day at work. I try to promote happiness each day at the office. If I had to work in a place or for people … Continue reading

Workplace Culture Is Not Created Overnight

Workplace Culture Is Not Created Overnight

In my consulting business I often encounter business owners who think running a business, developing a company culture, hiring the right people, making them happy and productive should be an easy task. What is wrong with this picture? All of the above take time and effort and then more time and effort just to begin … Continue reading

How Can Employees Produce More?

How Can Employees Produce More?

With so many different aspects to managing a business, managers and business owners have a hard time knowing what should come first in order to keep things running well.  An article on the Forbes website titled “The Open Secret to Motivating Employees” (link listed below) asked the following question of business owners; “Could a 5 … Continue reading

The Goal Is What?

The Goal Is What?

I was reading a supervisor’s guide by Skillpath Publications the other day and found some good advice in a chapter called “How to achieve goals and improve quality.” It stated that many companies have slogans throughout their building about “Doing it right the first time,” Strive to be error free,” and “Make customers loyal.” Posters … Continue reading

What Are You Going To Change This Summer?

What Are You Going To Change This Summer?

Summer has officially begun. Depending where you live it may be time to plant your garden, get the beach or lake equipment ready, plan some barbecues and set up a summer exercise program. Summer represents a fun time, one that people look forward to all year. Summer is a time of anticipation of beautiful weather, … Continue reading

Can H2O Improve The Moods At The Office?

Can H2O Improve The Moods At The Office?

  Have you ever notice that certain co-worker’s moods are not quite so jovial? Check out what they drink during the day.  Proper hydration can play a big part in our mood. Recent research in France showed habitual high-volume H2O consumption (8-10 glasses a day) led to a better mood and a significant decrease in fatigue … Continue reading

Regenerate Spirit At Work

Regenerate Spirit At Work

“Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.” ~ Barbara Glanz Yesterday, my post was about levity in the workplace and featured author Tom Peters.  Today, I want to give you some tools to help create an environment where employers, employees and their customers can enjoy and thrive in. If … Continue reading

If it is not fun, you’re wasting your life

If it is not fun, you’re wasting your life

“There is no reason that work has to be suffused with seriousness…Professionalism can be worn lightly.  Fun is a stimulant to people.  They enjoy their work more and work more productively.” ~ Herb Kelleher, CEO, Southwest Airlines I am a firm believer that levity at work is one of most important ingredients necessary in creating … Continue reading