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You Get To Choose

You Get To Choose

Each day and every moment we get to choose what attitude we will bring to the world. Your heart goes with you no matter where you go, today choose to make it a grateful heart. Life is just too short not to and you will be amazed how wonderful you feel! Happy Friday my friends … Continue reading

Take A Healthy Break At Work

Take A Healthy Break At Work

Whether you work in a medical office, retail store, or factory, it really doesn’t matter when it comes to needing that 5-minute breather or what I call “a mental health moment.”  Things do not have to be hectic or stressed in order to take one of these “mini trips.” Now you might be thinking there … Continue reading

Focus For Success

Focus For Success

I like the phrase “chewable bite-sized portions” and try to apply it to my “To Do” list of things.  The only way to accomplish a lot is to do one little thing at a time. You must break the list down into  “bite-sized portions” and then begin. It is a process.  First you must make … Continue reading

Be On Top Of Your Game On Friday!

Be On Top Of Your Game On Friday!

Happy Friday!  Statistics show that by the time Friday, the end of most work weeks, gets here employees who work Monday through Friday give less effort to their work as the week progresses. Effort is a choice.  You get to choose each day, minute, and moment what effort you will give at your job. Be … Continue reading

At The End Of The Day We are Accountable To Ourselves

At The End Of The Day We are Accountable To Ourselves

Over the next few posts I will cover several traits that great leaders posses.  I hope you will not only enjoy them, but will pick up pearls from their wisdom. Accountability: Becoming a great leader takes time, perseverance, training and passion. There are several key qualities that great leaders posses and one of these is accountability. … Continue reading

Who Helps You?

Who Helps You?

I posted this story about Charles Plumb’s parachute a long time ago, but felt it was worth repeating as a reminder that it is not us alone that makes our office, department or business a great one.  Say, thank you today to those who have worked alongside you all week-long. As a business owner, manager or … Continue reading

Do You Avoid Difficult Conversations?

Do You Avoid Difficult Conversations?

I don’t think I am much different from any other manager when it comes to having a difficult conversation with a staff member.  When it has to be done, it has to be done, there is no way to resolve the problem unless you confront and work through it with the person who is causing … Continue reading

Change Can Stick, If You Are Serious And Simple

Change Can Stick, If You Are Serious And Simple

Today is the first day of Spring.  When Spring arrives we start thinking of planting a garden, spring cleaning or getting some outdoor exercise. Spring has always represented a time of newness and change. Most people look forward to the Springtime.  It is a time of anticipation of beautiful weather and nature blooming around us … Continue reading

Blowing Problems Out Of Proportion

Blowing Problems Out Of Proportion

Problems are always going to happen.  Many times when they do happen we will put the problem under a microscope and magnify it to make it bigger or worse than it really is. When we blow it out of proportion and lose sight of what the real problem is.  We begin focusing on things that … Continue reading

Good Thoughts For Better Days

Good Thoughts For Better Days

Starting each day with a positive outlook would be wonderful, but it is not always easy to do. In fact, when things are not going well in our life we can have a very difficult time being positive. If we think about it our minds are very powerful and we can make choices that will help … Continue reading