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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

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

Creating A Habit For Change

Creating A Habit For Change

Yesterday, I was listening to an interview with John Assaraf and he was talking about creating habits for change that we desire in our life.  As we know making changes is not always easy even when we want the change.  It is a known fact that “90% of heart patients do not stick to the … Continue reading

Working With Good Friends

Working With Good Friends

Many workplaces discourage friendship bonding because they feel that employees will be more interested in talking with their friends rather than doing the tasks at work.  I have worked 22 years in our medical practice with my husband and yes, we have a great friendship.  We have been told that how we have fun and … Continue reading

Changes for Life

Changes for Life

Change can be hard, really hard, especially if we are not prepared to make it happen. Listen to this… “90% of heart patients do not stick to the life style changes their physicians state they need to make in order to live longer”  Wow, that is just amazing!  Do you think that they really want … Continue reading

Do You Want To Be Happy?

Do You Want To Be Happy?

We hear and read a lot about being more compassionate toward others these days.  Compassion is something that can be learned, but only if you want to become a more compassionate person. A great place to begin practicing compassion would be at work.  We encounter different people and situations that can challenge us at work … Continue reading

We Work Together, We Are A Team

We Work Together, We Are A Team

A common mistake business owners or managers make when bringing together a work team is that all team members will fit together and function well right away. This just is not so, each team player needs to first understand what his/her purpose is as an individual player before they can move into a team position.  … Continue reading

Perspective….

Perspective….

“There is never just one way to look at something – there are always different perspectives, meanings, and perceptions, depending on who is looking.”  The Blind Men and The Elephant Six blind men were discussing exactly what they believed an elephant to be, since each had heard how strange the creature was, yet none had … Continue reading

Creating A Well Functioning Team

Creating A Well Functioning Team

Putting together a work team is not an easy task.  Just because we use the term “team” it doesn’t necessarily mean that the people in the group feel or work together as a team.  The making of a really well-functioning team takes time and trust, which does not happen right away, yet there has to … Continue reading