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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

10 Questions For Better Leadership

Running any type of business can be difficult. There are more things to think about and take care of then there are hours in our day.  Effective leadership is one of the necessary ingredients to make a business run more efficiently, smoothly and create a great work environment. What defines a good leader. Leading people … Continue reading

Can You See The Finish Line?

Can You See The Finish Line?

The difference between those that reach their goals and those that do not is often the lack of self-motivation. How can we gain motivation to keep moving ahead to the goals we desire?  One way is by understanding the primary reasons for losing or not having motivation in the first place.  Once we understand the … Continue reading

Becoming A Better Me

Becoming A Better Me

The theme of “becoming a better person” has been popping up in everything I have been reading or listening to. Possibly because people think about this as the New Year rolls in. It is a fact that most people want to better themselves on a continual basis.  It can be overwhelming as to where one … Continue reading

Be Kind To Yourself And Have A Plan

Be Kind To Yourself And Have A Plan

Happy New Year! It is that time of year again when many people make commitments for change in their lives.  It is estimated that 80% of New Years resolutions are broken by February. The problem is once a person fails to keep their resolution they quit instead of starting again until they are successful. It … Continue reading