It Is Just The Way I am….

It Is Just The Way I am….

I was having a conversation the other day with a manager of a small business.  We were discussing how to handle employee problems and she mentioned when she has to discuss mistakes or bad behavior with employees she tends to have a short fuse and can be pretty harsh.  After she said this she immediately said “But … Continue reading

Wisdom From Dr. Seuss

Wisdom From Dr. Seuss

When you find yourself, stuck in a rut, take a few minutes out and read some quotes from Dr. Seuss.  They are a sure fix to get a smile on your face and your brain back to ticking.  They also are great for bringing back fun childhood memories of when you first read some of his … Continue reading

Handling Confrontation

Handling Confrontation

Being in a management position I cannot say that I enjoy confrontations with my employer or staff members. Although, over the years I have become better at handling confrontation when it does happen, and at times have enjoyed the challenge of turning the situation around positively. There are a few techniques that I have learned … Continue reading

Learn Lessons From The Storms

Learn Lessons From The Storms

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s … Continue reading

Let Us Count Our Blessings

Let Us Count Our Blessings

I originally wrote and posted this blog four years ago.  I think it is worth reposting.  Let us all count our blessings daily. Tina During this time of year people begin to make lists of Thanksgiving.  I have often wondered why we should wait until this time of year to recognize the things we are … Continue reading

Prepare To Provide Excellent Customer Service

Prepare To Provide Excellent Customer Service

The key to a successful business it to be able to attract customers, satisfy them, and retain them for future business.  Giving great customer service also must have ways to be able to WOW your customers so they send their friends and family your way. During the Holiday Season it is very important for those … Continue reading

Be Happier Today

Be Happier Today

Most of us do not wake up happy every day.  We have days when things just don’t feel right and we are out-of-sorts with life.  When days or moments like this happen there is one thing we do have and that is a choice.  We can choose to be happier than we are at that moment. … Continue reading

Three Time Management Tips

Three Time Management Tips

Far too often we allow the day to bring what it may and we try to make it work with what we need to accomplish.  This does not work well, in fact, it rarely works at all.  Time will continue to tick away.  The only way we can manage time is to manage what we … Continue reading

Team Effort Pays Off

Team Effort Pays Off

When a group of people working together realize that it is their combined knowledge and effort that makes the difference, they then are becoming real team. They understand that everyone on the team needs to be focused on the success of the team rather than their own individual success. They strive to work together for the overall common … Continue reading

Show Kindness And Compassion

Show Kindness And Compassion

Today, in America we need to show more kindness to one another.  No matter what the voting outcome is we are a people of integrity, let’s show it today. “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”                    ~ Mark Twain … Continue reading