What Do You Do With Stink Bombs?

What Do You Do With Stink Bombs?

Problems are bound to come up, If it is not today or tomorrow, you can pretty much guarantee that the day after you will be faced with some sort of problem either at home or work.  My good friend, Rem Jackson the CEO of Top Practices says that you can expect 2-3 big stink bombs a year.  … Continue reading

I’m So Tired….

I’m So Tired….

I can’t tell you how many people I talk to who tell me that they have sleep problems.  Either they can’t fall asleep or once they fall asleep they wake up and cannot go back to sleep.  This can be such a vicious cycle which leads to exhaustion and stress.  It also leads to poor … Continue reading

Are Over Demanding Jobs Worth It?

Are Over Demanding Jobs Worth It?

Recently, I had a conversation with a supervisor of an organization of about 300 people.  She was telling me that she has to work all of the time, even when she is at home in order to keep her work up.  I asked her “How was that going for her?” and her reply was, “It’s … Continue reading

Are You Headed For Burnout?

Are You Headed For Burnout?

Often we hear the expression “That you need to have passion for your work.” That sounds absolutely wonderful, but it is important to first understand what passion really is. The actual definition of passions is; “A powerful emotion or feeling.”  When you know that,  then how do we apply it to what we do at … Continue reading

The Need For Customer Service Feedback

The Need For Customer Service Feedback

Having good employees should not be the exception it should be the rule. Finding good employees is another blog post altogether, but you must find them if you want your company to have good reviews and customers that return and refer their family and friends. I had an interesting experience with a company that we … Continue reading

Lack of Confidence At Work

Lack of Confidence At Work

There are three primary reasons that employee will lose motivation at work. Lack of Confidence Lack of Focus Lack of Direction Today, I want to talk about the first one, “Lack of Confidence.”  Recently, we hired a new employee and over the past couple of weeks I have seen where a lack of confidence in … Continue reading

Think Happy Thoughts

Think Happy Thoughts

“Stop focusing on how stressed you are and remember how blessed you are.  It could be so much worse.” ~ Unknown (Boy, I really needed to read this today! How about you?)

Expressing Frustration At Work

Expressing Frustration At Work

Work isn’t always a happy place and If you are like most people, you probably get frustrated with your job every now and then.  At times, you may even feel like you have had enough and it is time to quit.  But you don’t.  What stops you from quitting? Is it that you realize jobs … Continue reading

Is Eye Contact Important?

Is Eye Contact Important?

The other day I was conducting interviews for a new staff member and had an interesting experience with one of the candidates.  While asking some key questions the candidate would answer appropriately, but would shift her eyes away from mine. At first I thought she was nervous, but this continued for several questions when asking … Continue reading