Filed under Educational Tips

Are You Moving The Needle?

Are You Moving The Needle?

  Do you have a hard time achieving goals you really want?  I have often wondered if we really want to obtain a goal, why is it that we many times fail? If we really desire to reach a goal can we be lacking motivation? I can only speak for myself, and I would have to … Continue reading

Five Tips For A Better Attitude

Five Tips For A Better Attitude

Maintaining a positive attitude is a choice, but it is much easier to have a positive attitude when your work and your life are going well.  As we all know there are bumps in the road of life every day. I not going to say that keeping a positive attitude is easy, but it is … Continue reading

What’s A Holiday Tree?

What’s A Holiday Tree?

When speaking with some friend the other day one of them expressed being upset by the fact that at her company they are using the term “Holiday Tree” instead of Christmas tree this year.  She felt like her company was trying to do away with the fact that it was Christmas which was going to … 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

Developing A Workplace Vision

Developing A Workplace Vision

Today, on my coaching call with members of the Virtual Practice Management Institute I talked about workplace/business visions.  The main point I was making is if the employees do not know the vision/mission of the business how can employers expect them to buy in and become engaged with the business? First and foremost he business … Continue reading

The Mindset of A Manager

The Mindset of A Manager

Last week I posted about our personal growth mindset and how developing it is done in small steps.  Today, I want to address the managers mindset and how they can make a huge difference in how their employees not only perform, but enjoy their job. Often when managers hire employees they are looking for the … Continue reading

Wisdom From Wooden

Wisdom From Wooden

Good morning! Today I wanted share a couple of my favorite John Wooden quotes with you.  Mr. Wooden was such an inspiring man, yet so humble and caring.  His wisdom will live on forever.  He wrote so many amazing great books on leadership with enough pearls of wisdom to fill your treasure chest! “Be more … Continue reading

Growth Takes Place In Small Steps

Growth Takes Place In Small Steps

I think most of us want to continue to grow in our personal and work life. There is much to be said for stretching your mind and learning new things. Growth takes risk, stretching our normal boundaries, and sometimes it can cause feelings of fear, stress and anxiety. Is the risk of these difficult feelings … 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