Persistent Planning Pays Off

Persistent Planning Pays Off

Happy Friday, by setting 10 minutes aside to plan your day your life will change tremendously!  I hope you enjoy these great quotes on the benefits of planning. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower “A clear vision, backed by definite plans, gives you … Continue reading

How To Gain Favorable Attention

How To Gain Favorable Attention

In Napoleon Hill’s book, Keys To Success, he talks about “Gaining favorable attention.” How do you gain favorable attention? Napoleon Hill states: “People who need your work have things to offer you.  You probably are not the only person capable of providing what they need.  What will distinguish you from the crowd? The attention you … Continue reading

Management Is Not For The Faint of Heart

Management Is Not For The Faint of Heart

Being in a management position is not for the “Faint of Heart.” (Definition: Lacking courage to face something difficult) Understanding the people we work with each day is difficult.  We think we understand what someone is asking or telling us only to find out that we did not. As a manager this can be an … Continue reading

Your Heart and Mind Are Strong

Your Heart and Mind Are Strong

Whenever you have thoughts of failure or lack of achievement, stop. Instead of entertaining negative thoughts think about all of the things you have accomplished so far. Give yourself a pat on the back and say out loud, “I am awesome and I will move forward on my journey.” Then take a few minutes to … Continue reading

Be Fearlessly Authentic

Be Fearlessly Authentic

If you are a manager, team leader or business owner there is one facet of your character that must stand out to those you lead and that is “authenticity.” Your people want to know who you really are.  Many times when a person is put into a position of “leadership” they feel they must act … Continue reading

Why Not To Make A New Years Resolution

Why Not To Make A New Years Resolution

Happy New Year everyone!  I hope you all had a wonderful Holiday celebration bringing in the New Year with hope and anticipation for a wonderful 2017. We had a large family and friend gathering over the New Years weekend.  I overheard one of our guests asking another if they had made any New Years resolutions. … Continue reading

Happy and Excited For The Holidays? Maybe not…

Happy and Excited For The Holidays? Maybe not…

With the Holidays being upon us you may notice that some of your coworkers or friends are feeling bit stressed.  This can be caused by various things, from financial issues to family issues. Whatever the reason, it is important to be sympathetic and caring. Our natural thought when it comes to the Holiday Season is that everyone is happy … Continue reading

Training For Success

Training For Success

Training employees can be a daunting task, especially if you do not have a training program in place.  In order for employees to be successful in their position their training has to be centered around making them successful. What does that mean?  Often, when a new hire is being trained there is no thought on … Continue reading

Holiday Stress Outs

Holiday Stress Outs

This time of year can cause more stress for many of us. With approaching Holidays we may be taking on more than we actually have time to complete. It is hard to balance, work, family and a big Holiday Season. I have heard people actually stating that they cannot wait until the Holidays are over … Continue reading

Think Time Equals A Creative Mind

Think Time Equals A Creative Mind

I’m always impressed when I meet curious people. They ask questions and have a true interest in how or why things are the way they are. They also learn a lot because they ask questions. You might compare this to a young child who continually is asking “why?” or “how come?” They do not stop asking … Continue reading