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A Hard Journey

A Hard Journey

“Sometimes we make the process more complicated than we need to.  We will never make a journey of a thousand miles by fretting about how long it will take or how hard it will be.  We make the journey by taking each day step-by-step and then repeating it again and again until we reach our … Continue reading

Top Workplace Challenges

Top Workplace Challenges

No matter what type of business you work in there are always going to be challenges to face and work through.  The more employees the business has the more challenges it will probably face.  An article I recently read on the Recruiter website called “The Top 5 Workplace Challenges Today” was very insightful.  Below is a list … Continue reading

Workplace Dangers

Workplace Dangers

  Training in all aspects of your job is necessary in order to be able to perform to the best of your ability and to meet the expectations of the business owner or supervisors.  But what do you do when you are put in situations that you have never experienced or been train to handle? … Continue reading

The Underperforming Employee

The Underperforming Employee

  There are many difficult situations that a manager has to handle, but one of the hard ones is when you have a good employee who ends up being an under-performer compared to their coworkers. For the most part, they do a “good job” not great, not excellent, but good.  Yet when you compare apples … Continue reading

Stress With Goal Planning

Stress With Goal Planning

Yesterday, as I was working on my 2016 goals and commitments I noticed that I was becoming a little stressed, okay maybe a lot stressed.  I was having a hard time focusing on just one thing as it seemed like a million thoughts were going through my mind at one time. I was jumping from … Continue reading

Open Communication With Co-Workers

Open Communication With Co-Workers

Working with a team of people, issues are certain to come up. The only way they will be resolved is if they are addressed, discussed and solutions are made together. A common issue that teams will encounter, that can cause significant problems, is when a team player does not perform all of their job position … Continue reading

Bad Job, Bad Situation

Bad Job, Bad Situation

You really are unhappy with your job right now but because of your situation it doesn’t appear that another job is in the near future.  This can be a very depressing situation to face each day when you feel that there is no change in sight. No matter what the reason for your discontentment at work, you … Continue reading

The Price Of Poor Customer Service

The Price Of Poor Customer Service

Think of your favorite restaurant, you love the food, the staff is friendly and attentive and the atmosphere is wonderful. You look forward to going there to eat again and again. Now what do you think would happen if you went to your favorite restaurant and the staff seemed rushed and you had to sit … Continue reading

Making Changes

Making Changes

It is the time of year when people begin to think about changes they want to make in their life.  So often we want the change, but we are not willing to invest in what it would take to make it come about. We think the price is too hard to pay and end up talking ourselves out of the possibility … Continue reading

Suffering Burnout

Suffering Burnout

What do you do when you feel your life is your job and you only live to work? I was speaking with a gentleman recently that was expressing difficulty, not only at work, but in his life.  He did not see how he would ever catch up and move ahead at work to the point … Continue reading