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Looking For The Positive

Looking For The Positive

I was speaking with a colleague today who just got back from a trip with a relative.  I asked her if she had a good time, and she said she sort of did, but she really had a hard time being around her relative for the entire week. Her relative has a habit of speaking … Continue reading

Did You Say Thank You Today?

Did You Say Thank You Today?

When was the last time you asked your coworker if they needed help?  When was the last time that you told your boss or coworkers thank you? To show care and appreciation for each other at work is one of the greatest gifts we can give to one another.  It makes our day and life … Continue reading

How To Be A Better Coworker

How To Be A Better Coworker

Happy Monday! Since we are going to work today why don’t we try to make the day a better one for our coworkers? There are so many things that we can do that will make our work day better not only for ourselves but for those we work with and it takes so little effort. … Continue reading

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