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The Motivation Habit

The Motivation Habit

    Habits are formed by the repetition of particular acts. They are strengthened by an increase in the number of repeated acts. Habits are also weakened or broken, and contrary habits are formed by the repetition of contrary acts. ~ Mortimer J. Adler

Highly Emotional Employees

Highly Emotional Employees

Working with people who are highly emotional can not only be difficult, it can be quite draining. They wear their emotions on their sleeve, and at times they try to get their coworkers aboard their emotional roller coaster to go for a wild ride. Not only can this be a waste of employers time, but … Continue reading

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