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7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

The way we communicate with others can either make or break the relationship or encounter we are having with them.  I’m sure you have had a conversation at some point where you realized that you were the only one having the conversation. Our values, beliefs and thoughts make us who we are.  They are the … Continue reading

We Do Have A Choice

We Do Have A Choice

On my coaching call yesterday, we were discussing the topic of “Mindset” and how we have the ability to change our mindset.  I told the listeners about a time when I was speaking at a conference on the topic of “Creating a Great Workplace Environment” and this manager came up to me afterward and thank … Continue reading

5 Questions To Becoming Your Best Self

5 Questions To Becoming Your Best Self

Almost all businesses depend on people.  Many need people to work at the business, or to shop at their business and people to promote and market their business. Whether it is customers, patients, clients or coworkers that you work with they all deserve to receive the best service that “you” can give each day.  How … Continue reading

Do You Listen To Understand?

Do You Listen To Understand?

Most conversations at work are not speaker to listener. They end up being speaker to speaker. People talk at each other, reacting immediately to what was said, not listening for understanding to what was said. Because of this the result is poor communication. This can be very frustrating for employees when they work with someone … Continue reading

A One Minute Mindset Shift

A One Minute Mindset Shift

With such busy lives we live it shouldn’t surprise us when our attitudes shift slightly to the “dark side” when there is a disagreement or misunderstanding at work.  For some people it is easier to recover from these moments and others not so easy. The problem is when we cannot recover quickly our priorities, focus … Continue reading

Coworker Conflictp

Coworker Conflictp

This past weekend I had the privilege of speaking with medical professionals at a conference in Toronto, Canada.  One of the topics we talked about was handling workplace conflict. We all know that when you are working with people you are bound to have conflict.  It is just a fact of life.  The point of … Continue reading

Helping To Motivate One Another

Helping To Motivate One Another

A common mistake business owners and managers make is thinking what motivates one person on their team will motivate everyone on the team.  This just is not so. Each person is different thus what makes them tick and desire to perform can be quite different. For most people their motivation to do things is intrinsic, … Continue reading

Ask Why…

Ask Why…

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” ~ Richard Branson People do not want to keep job hopping until their find the “Perfect Company” to work for that would provide the three aspects described above, involving, fun and creative. What they can do … Continue reading