Filed under Problem Solving

Facing Adversity

Facing Adversity

“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ~ Epicurus

Losing Your Creativity

Losing Your Creativity

Creativity emerges from asking questions, from inquiring why certain procedures are followed, how things work or why they do not, and in general the “why” can’t it happen. I remember decades ago when my first child was a baby and I was a stay-at-home mom, and I watched a friend’s little boy who was two … 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

Coworker Misunderstandings

Coworker Misunderstandings

  Occasionally having a misunderstanding with your coworker can happen with only one of you realizing that something went wrong.  Our time is so demanding and we rush around having multiple things on our minds. Something is said as one person passes by another, never intending for it to be taken seriously, but who knows … Continue reading

Become Resilient

Become Resilient

During challenging and difficult times at work when changes are taking place and there is uncertainty of how things will end up, we can allow ourselves to become uptight and stressed. What we really need to do is to become resilient. Since Memorial Day is tomorrow I began thinking about the soldiers who fight for … Continue reading

How To Be More Productive

How To Be More Productive

Becoming overly busy is a gradual process that we become caught up in, and for many reasons cannot see our way out of.  Being busy is not bad, if one is productive.  You need to ask yourself the question “am I just being busy or am I really being productive at accomplishing what I want … Continue reading

Attitude Is Everything

Attitude Is Everything

Happy Monday to you all!  Many years ago I would listen to Charles Swindoll every morning on my way to work.  He always had words of wisdom to share and many times his words would get me through the day.  I thought I would share some of his words of wisdom with you this morning … Continue reading

Do You Look Like A Professional?

Do You Look Like A Professional?

Far too often people in leadership roles do not take the time to examine how they appear to people who they come in contact with.  What do I mean by this?  If you are a manager, do you take a look at yourself in in the mirror each day before leaving for work?  Do you … Continue reading

Working With A Miserable Person

Working With A Miserable Person

I am sure that I am not alone when it comes to having encountered someone who truly seems to fit the saying “misery loves company.” It is difficult enough if we have to handle customers or vendors with this type of syndrome, but what if it is a coworker or worse yet your boss? Why … Continue reading