Posted by Tina Del Buono

Change Can Stick, If You Are Serious And Simple

Change Can Stick, If You Are Serious And Simple

Today is the first day of Spring.  When Spring arrives we start thinking of planting a garden, spring cleaning or getting some outdoor exercise. Spring has always represented a time of newness and change. Most people look forward to the Springtime.  It is a time of anticipation of beautiful weather and nature blooming around us … Continue reading

Blowing Problems Out Of Proportion

Blowing Problems Out Of Proportion

Problems are always going to happen.  Many times when they do happen we will put the problem under a microscope and magnify it to make it bigger or worse than it really is. When we blow it out of proportion and lose sight of what the real problem is.  We begin focusing on things that … Continue reading

Good Thoughts For Better Days

Good Thoughts For Better Days

Starting each day with a positive outlook would be wonderful, but it is not always easy to do. In fact, when things are not going well in our life we can have a very difficult time being positive. If we think about it our minds are very powerful and we can make choices that will help … Continue reading

Addressing Poor Performance At Work

Addressing Poor Performance At Work

Most of us have had a day when our work performance has been less than our best, but this is a rarity not the norm. As a manager or business owner what do you do when poor performance starts to become an employees’ regular performance?  If this is allowed to continue by the employee it … Continue reading

Accountability Failure

Accountability Failure

Recently, at a conference I was talking with some office managers and the issue of employee accountability kept coming up. It seemed as though many of these managers were having the same issues with employees being trained to follow the office protocols, yet often they would fail to keep some of them. One manager said … Continue reading

What Type Of Pants Do You Wear?

What Type Of Pants Do You Wear?

We need more positive people in our workplace and life in general. We can do this if each of us learns to develop a healthy positive attitude. Not only will we become colleagues with whom others will want to work, but we will be happier individuals as well.  Life is too short not to want … Continue reading

The More That You Read

The More That You Read

“The best advice I ever got was that knowledge is power and to keep reading.” ~ David Bailey I love to read, and for several years I read every single day.  At the end of a year, I had stacks of books that I finished and the knowledge that each one had given me. The … Continue reading

Pay Positive Attention At Work

Pay Positive Attention At Work

No matter how hard we may try to provide a positive work environment, stress seems to find a way of slipping in the door. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), of employees surveyed between 40-50% have reported that their job is “very” stressful and 26% report frequent burnout or stress from their employment.  … Continue reading

A Smile Can Make A Difference

A Smile Can Make A Difference

Happy Wednesday! Remember to smile, not only for yourself, but to bring happiness to others. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

It’s Never Their Fault!

It’s Never Their Fault!

Have you ever worked with a blamer?  This argumentative, personality is a very difficult one to deal with. People who are like this truly believe that someone or something else is always to blame. I clearly remember one time when I had the “opportunity” to work with a blamer.  I say “opportunity” because it was … Continue reading