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Be Ready, Get Organized

Be Ready, Get Organized

  A first-rate organizer is never in a hurry. He is never late. He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.                                  ~Arnold Bennett  

Want To Be More Productive?

Want To Be More Productive?

For the past few days I did not have any new blog posts.  The reason for this was my husband and I were spending quality time with family on a short cruise that my 88-year-old father gave us for a Christmas gift. It is not like me to actually take time off, meaning no email, phone … Continue reading

A Hard Journey

A Hard Journey

“Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to.  We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be.  We make the journey by taking each day step-by-step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our … Continue reading

Lacking Leadership In Your Workplace?

Lacking Leadership In Your Workplace?

Have you ever worked in a place where the “leadership” was held by someone who was not called to be a Leader?  In the workplace there does need to be someone who leads the team or everyone will go their own way, which may not be the right way. Working in an environment where leadership … Continue reading

Happy Workplace, Happy Employees, Happy Customers

Happy Workplace, Happy Employees, Happy Customers

Where do you draw the line when it comes to the responsibility of providing workplace happiness?  While there is much proof that productivity is higher in a workplace where everyone is happy, who is responsible for making it happen? If a business owner is doing their part by providing a healthy, ethical, and safe environment, isn’t … Continue reading

Employers Want Great Employees

Employers Want Great Employees

Employers are looking for many different qualities and traits when they are searching for just the right employee to fill a position in their company. A hasty decision can be a costly one. Candidates may need to be interviewed several times so the determination can be made that they are a match not only for … Continue reading

Top Workplace Challenges

Top Workplace Challenges

No matter what type of business you work in there are always going to be challenges to face and work through.  The more employees the business has the more challenges it will probably face.  An article I recently read on the Recruiter website called “The Top 5 Workplace Challenges Today” was very insightful.  Below is a list … Continue reading

Which Plans Do You Do Best?

Which Plans Do You Do Best?

“I find it fascinating that most people plan their vacations with better care than they do their lives.  Perhaps that is because escape is easier than change.” – Jim Rohn I read this quote yesterday and I have to admit it is so true.  Most people just let life happen and then wonder why it … Continue reading

Creating Great Teams

Creating Great Teams

One of my passions is coaching medical practices on how to create an “A+ Team” of their staff members. Teams of any kind, sports, work, family, or community-related take work and the process of keeping the team together and everyone on the same page is an ongoing task. Over the years, I have found that … Continue reading

Look For The Small Successes

Look For The Small Successes

I recently had a conversation with an office manager who really seemed to be struggling with the “Glass-half-empty” syndrome.  I know that we all can struggle with this from time-to-time, but this manager really had a bad case of it. He had been working hard with his staff over the past couple of years and … Continue reading