The Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone

I have this quote above my kitchen sink so I can see it several times a day. It serves as a reminder to me that I can choose to take each day living in my comfort zone or I can choose to move forward into challenging, and sometimes scary, uncertain, paths of my goals and … Continue reading

Focus On Personal Growth

Focus On Personal Growth

Whether you are a mother, a mail carrier, or a manager there is one thing that most of us put off because we are too busy doing things for others and that is our personal growth. To be successful in life, you need to focus on your personal growth because failure to do so can … Continue reading

You Can Bring The Joy!

You Can Bring The Joy!

Motivational speaker and teacher, Brendon Burchard, always is talking about the need for us to “Bring the Joy” to each situation.  It is our choice in how we behave, and if we choose to bring joy we will not only transform our life, we will change the lives of those we touch. Below is a … Continue reading

Four Leadership Attributes

Four Leadership Attributes

What inspires employees to do their best?  I think there are many things, but one is to be lead by someone who is doing their best and invites them to work side-by-side with them. There are so many great leaders today, and in history from whom we can glean knowledge to improve our management and … Continue reading

The Pain Of Discipline

The Pain Of Discipline

Self-discipline is the cornerstone of a healthy life.  Like you, I want to get better at it every day. There are several things that you can do to train yourself to become a more disciplined person. Create a routine that gets you fired up. Create a culture of accountability. Remove temptations. (Turn the T.V. off!) … Continue reading

Holiday Tips For Less Stress

Holiday Tips For Less Stress

How did the Holiday Season sneak up on us so quickly this year?  With only 12 shopping days left until Christmas Eve I have found myself more behind in planning this year than any prior year, what happened? I have not purchased one gift yet!  As I reflected on this I realized I have been … Continue reading

You Are Responsible For Your Energy

You Are Responsible For Your Energy

It is very easy for us to blame situations, and others for how we are feeling.  We know that how we feel translates into what we project onto those we encounter.  If something does not go right in our encounter, it is then easy for us to blame it on our situation or feelings because … Continue reading

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Peter Drucker has been called by many “The inventor of Modern Management.” He has written multiple books on the topic and believed it was the people working together that made the magic happen in organizations, no matter the size. He found that successful businesses all followed many of the same basic foundational practices. They asked, … Continue reading