Success Starts With A Single Step

Success Starts With A Single Step

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.  A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu This quote says it all when it comes to setting goals and simplifying home and work life.  Many times we will make tasks … Continue reading

Today Matters

Today Matters

  “It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind.” ~ Napoleon Hill Do one thing every day just for you, because you deserve it!

The Benefits Of Empowered Employees

The Benefits Of Empowered Employees

Empowerment is a term regarding a business management style where managers give staff members the power to make certain decisions within boundaries. This is a definition of empowerment: Empowerment is the process of enabling or authorizing an employee to think, behave, and take action, and control work and decision-making in autonomous way with the job tasks that … Continue reading

Can Reading Change Your Life?

Can Reading Change Your Life?

I really enjoy making the time to read and have found reading quality, motivational, inspirational and sensational books over the last two decades has changed my life in a wonderful way. One that I never imagined would happened just from reading books. You may have heard me mention in the past about Jeff Olson the author … Continue reading

Why are you happy to be alive?

Why are you happy to be alive?

I have three beautiful children with wonderful partners.  They make me smile every day I am alive. I am expecting my first grandchild in November.  What an amazing experience this will be! (and it already is, I got to feel her little body yesterday nestled inside my daughter’s belly!) My work is a canvas of … Continue reading

A Winning Attitude

A Winning Attitude

Is your job predominantly to interact with customers? If so, there are a few key thoughts that are necessary to keep in the forefront of your mind in order to give customers the service they deserve. The first and probably the most important is how you feel about what you do each day at work.   Do … Continue reading

Do Not Fear Failure

Do Not Fear Failure

“Reach out and open the door that no one thought could be opened.  Life is waiting behind it!” ~ Kelly Ann Rothaus It is amazing sometimes at what will stop us from pursuing our dreams or desires.  Many times it is things like fear, lack of confidence, or influence of what others think.  What would … Continue reading

How To Get Respect At Work

How To Get Respect At Work

Employees who value those they work with and for are like rare jewels and a lucky find.  These employees seem to be able see the big picture of what their company’s vision is and why what they do is so very important to it. They also understand that each person who works for the company … Continue reading

Handling Employees With Problems

Handling Employees With Problems

As a manager or business owner it is important to respond to employees as soon as possible when they have questions, concerns or problems. When employee issues are put off and not addressed in a timely fashion there is the risk of creating a bigger, more complex problem or even loss of a valued employee, … Continue reading

Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

“Memories, friends and loved ones…. We are so rich if we would just take the time to count our blessings” I love looking through my pictures they bring back such wonderful memories.  I have made a practice of keeping pictures of family and friends on a big bulletin board in my office.  When the day is … Continue reading