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Decisions, Making The Right One

Decisions, Making The Right One

We make decisions every day, from the moment we wake up to the time we go to sleep.   Large or small, our decisions guide us throughout our life. Many decisions can be very stressful, especially if they are life changing, such as a job change or large financial purchase.  There are also difficult decisions … Continue reading

Nothing Worthwhile Is Ever Easy

Nothing Worthwhile Is Ever Easy

“Nothing that is worthwhile is ever easy, remember that.” ~ Randy Pausch Why is it that we think life should be easy?  It is not, and we are not the first to come to this realization. Life is a blessing for whatever time we have been given. We need to learn to take nothing for granted, … Continue reading

Keeping A Below Standard Employee

Keeping A Below Standard Employee

When speaking with a group of managers recently, I asked what were their top employee issues.  I was very surprised that many of these managers responded with “questionable employee integrity.”  I quickly asked them “why would you keep an employee if you questioned their integrity?” After listening to a few of the manager’s reasons, I asked … Continue reading

Not Happy At Work Anymore

Not Happy At Work Anymore

I was talking with a woman recently and she told me that she was having a hard time with her job.  I asked her if it was her job or was it “her” that was the problem.  This made her think for a moment, she then stated that nothing had changed at her job, so … Continue reading

Tell The Truth Always

Tell The Truth Always

You will never go wrong by telling what is right. Your reputation is based on your integrity and the ability for those you come in contact with to trust you. Although, telling the truth may be difficult at times and cause discomfort, you will be respected for it in the long run.

Sleeping On The Job

Sleeping On The Job

Yawning at the desk again?  Are you having a hard time waking up and getting with it at work? There are several reasons why we can suffer from daytime sleepiness.  If you can pinpoint the reason for it there may be a solution to help you enjoy your workday with energy again. We need to make … Continue reading

Life’s Balancing Act

Life’s Balancing Act

Balancing all areas of one’s life can be difficult.  We want to give our all at work and at home. We hear a lot regarding balancing these two areas of our life, but if it were just these two areas that we needed to keep in balanced might not be so difficult. In actuality, there are … Continue reading

Preventing Coworker Problems

Preventing Coworker Problems

We all know that when you are working with people you will always have people problems.  There is just no getting around it. If it is not personality issues it may be work styles, general attitudes or beliefs. We are humans, and we are different from each other, which is a beautiful thing, yet it … Continue reading

Do Not Fear Change

Do Not Fear Change

Facing change in any area of our life can have its challenges.  Sometimes change brings the feeling of excitement, but it can also bring feelings of fear. Change can bring on a multitude of emotions even before the actual “change” has occurred.  We feed ourselves with thoughts of what the change will be like, yet we … Continue reading

Keep Digging

Keep Digging

“There is no value in digging shallow wells in a hundred places.   Decide on one place and dig deep.   Even if you encounter a rock, use dynamite and keep going down.   If you leave that to dig another well, all the first effort is wasted and there is no proof you won’t … Continue reading