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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

Did She Steal Or Not?

Did She Steal Or Not?

When challenged about ethical standards people can feel backed into a corner and begin what is called “creative labeling” or “making exceptions”  for their decision or behavior as in the example below. An employee was responsible for ordering supplies for the office and the supply company she orders from always has some sort of give-away … Continue reading

Making A Winning Work Team

Making A Winning Work Team

Working on a team can be a lot of fun, but there also can be difficult times where team members do not see eye-to-eye. Open communication is the key to working through the difficult times and achieving results that make the team stronger. There are several characteristics that successful teams possess that attribute to their … Continue reading

You Are Braver Than You Believe

You Are Braver Than You Believe

  “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” – Dr. Seuss I love this quote from Dr. Seuss because when the unexpected happens and takes us by surprise, we can forget for a moment our true abilities and who … Continue reading