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Bad Things Do Happen

Bad Things Do Happen

Most thought leaders teach us to focus on the positive, such as the “Law of Attraction” to bring good things our way.  But are there benefits to thinking about what bad or negative things that could happen?  Ryan Holiday, Author of “The Obstacle Is The Way,” and “Stillness Is The Key” hosts a videocast “The … 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

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

Grow Your Service Level

Grow Your Service Level

Brendon Burchard said, “You grow into the service level you want to provide.”  We know it is our choice how we how we present ourselves each day at work with our customers and coworkers. But, I think the message that Brendon is trying to get across though is that we need to make the effort … Continue reading

What Do You Do With Stink Bombs?

What Do You Do With Stink Bombs?

Problems are bound to come up, If it is not today or tomorrow, you can pretty much guarantee that the day after you will be faced with some sort of problem either at home or work.  My good friend, Rem Jackson the CEO of Top Practices says that you can expect 2-3 big stink bombs a year.  … Continue reading

Management Is Not For The Faint of Heart

Management Is Not For The Faint of Heart

Being in a management position is not for the “Faint of Heart.” (Definition: Lacking courage to face something difficult) Understanding the people we work with each day is difficult.  We think we understand what someone is asking or telling us only to find out that we did not. As a manager this can be an … Continue reading

Holiday Stress Outs

Holiday Stress Outs

This time of year can cause more stress for many of us. With approaching Holidays we may be taking on more than we actually have time to complete. It is hard to balance, work, family and a big Holiday Season. I have heard people actually stating that they cannot wait until the Holidays are over … Continue reading

Who Makes You Happy At Work?

Who Makes You Happy At Work?

Happy employees are more engaged employees. In turn, more engaged employees create a better workplace environment for all including their customers. Dale Carnegie and MSW did a study on over 1500 employees, to dig further into what creates engaged employees, and what key attributes are present within these engaged employees. Some startling employee engagement statistics revealed … Continue reading

Choose To Live

Choose To Live

Often times we will wake up and just let the day happen.  We begin our work and let the day unfold with no real input as to what we would like the result to be at the end of the day. There are two ways we can face life: We just let it happen and … Continue reading