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When Being The Nice Guy Backfires

When Being The Nice Guy Backfires

Most managers what to have good relationships with their staff and go the extra mile for them by being the “nice guy”.  But not always does being a “nice guy” pay off, in fact, it can hurt your career. What it actually comes down to is balance and being a leader who can handle challenging people … Continue reading

Amplifying The Great

Amplifying The Great

Far too often we focus on our short-comings and this can lead to dissatisfaction and unfulfillment in our life.  Not that we shouldn’t try to better ourselves, it is just we shouldn’t get stuck there focused on the negative. I agree with what Brendon Burchard states above, that we need to spend more time “Amplifying” … Continue reading

Is There A Simple Life?

Is There A Simple Life?

The simple life, we all want it and are envious of those who seem to have it.  If you notice the word “seem” this is what can fool us as what we see may not be what actually is. I know for myself, at times I make tasks or situations more difficult than they really … Continue reading

When A Coworker Is Not A Team Player

When A Coworker Is Not A Team Player

One of my clients told me they were having a problem with a new front office reception person.  He said they checked out all of his background references and he passed with flying colors.  Now that he has been working with them for several weeks the entire workplace team has noticed that their new reception … Continue reading

The Ability To Focus

The Ability To Focus

Life is full of struggles, ups and downs and a lot of confusion at times.  I think practicing your ability to “focus” is one of the greatest key skills that can see you through these times. Anytime something happens to derail our “norm” if we can just stop for a second, and say to ourselves, … Continue reading

What Matters Most?

What Matters Most?

In talking with small business owners and office managers I find they often struggle with employee issues that get in the way of production.  I know when we work with people we will always have people issues, that is just a given.  What I have found is many times these business owners or managers continue … Continue reading

Procrastination, Is There A Cure?

Procrastination, Is There A Cure?

Are you constantly behind on your work or projects? Do you have a messy desk with several little stacks on it? Is there never enough time to finish all you have to get done? If they answer is yes, you could be suffering from procrastination. I am sure you remember that old saying “don’t put … Continue reading

Focus On Personal Growth

Focus On Personal Growth

Whether you are a mother, a mail carrier, or a manager there is one thing that most of us put off because we are too busy doing things for others and that is our personal growth. To be successful in life, you need to focus on your personal growth because failure to do so can … Continue reading