Posted by Tina Del Buono

Experience Is The Best Teacher

Experience Is The Best Teacher

When talking to a young business owner recently she told me that she was frustrated at how hard it was to own a business, run a business and oversee employees who worked in her business.  She thought it would be easier.  One of her biggest frustrations was employees and the lack of their doing the … Continue reading

The Negative Voice In Your Head

The Negative Voice In Your Head

  I am sure that many of you, like I suffer time-to-time with negative self-talk.  It seems to rise its ugly head when we are stressed, unhappy, or are having a pitty party for one reason or another. If we do not catch what is going on quickly we can allow this voice to consume … Continue reading

Clear The Air During A Heated Conversation

Clear The Air During A Heated Conversation

  When working with a client recently they expressed they were having some difficulty working with a person whom they outsourced some business tasks.  Whenever there “seems” to be an error on submitted paperwork to the contractor they call the manager and speak to them in a condescending and accusatory way. The manager is knowledgeable … Continue reading

Taking Life As It Comes

Taking Life As It Comes

  I have been doing some work on gaining clarity in some areas of my life lately and I remembered an interesting conversation I once had with a gentleman who was having difficulties reaching his business and personal goals.  During the conversation I asked how he plans for his day, week, month.  I wanted to … Continue reading

A Pleasant Hiring Experience

A Pleasant Hiring Experience

Hiring new staff members is not one of my favorite things to do.  Why?  Because it costs money (lots of it), and if you make a wrong hiring choice you have lost time and more money for the organization.  But recently because of growth we have found our practice in need of hiring two new … Continue reading

Hiring? Remember The Happy Factor

Hiring? Remember The Happy Factor

When hiring a new person we (the employer/manager) have certain expectations they are to meet, at least in our minds. But does the new hire know these expectations? Have they been listed out and explained in detail? Most of the time the answer is no, and I as a manager have been guilty of this … Continue reading

Self-Discipline, How Hard Is It?

Self-Discipline, How Hard Is It?

One of the most important skills that we can develop that will improve our daily life is self-discipline. Self-discipline is the cornerstone of a healthy life.  Not only does it help us develop healthy life style habits, but it affects how we feel about the way we live our life as a whole. Everyone feels … Continue reading

You Got To Slow Down To Speed Up

You Got To Slow Down To Speed Up

My friend and colleague, Dr. Peter Wishnie, always teaches that you need to “slow down to speed up”.  Over the years I have found this to be true in many circumstances I have encountered. Sometimes I get an idea from a book or podcast and think, “oh I want to do that.” And then I … Continue reading

Learn Anything New Lately?

Learn Anything New Lately?

When was the last time that you devoted time to learning something new?  Maybe it was a skill or possibly knowledge to understand something better. I realized several years ago that I never wanted to quit learning.  I understand as long as I am alive there will be things I do not know or do … Continue reading

Make Happy Happen

Make Happy Happen

Last week I stopped by our local pet store to pick up a few things for my Boston Terriers.  As I was walking up to the register one of the clerks was coming up to help me and he said to his coworker, “Boy, I sure do like working with you.” I told him that … Continue reading