Tagged with balance at work

When Being The Nice Guy Backfires

When Being The Nice Guy Backfires

Most managers what to have good relationships with their staff and go the extra mile for them by being the “nice guy”.  But not always does being a “nice guy” pay off, in fact, it can hurt your career. What it actually comes down to is balance and being a leader who can handle challenging people … Continue reading

Stress, Burnout and Saying No

Stress, Burnout and Saying No

According to a survey of employees by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), between 40-50% have reported that their job is “very” stressful and 26% report frequent burnout or stress from their employment.  Those are pretty high figures that are occurring on a regular basis. As we know stress can cause all types of emotional … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Having Passion for Your Job

You often hear the expression that “you need to have passion for your work.” That sounds wonderful, but it is important to understand what passion really is.  The actual definition of passions is; “a powerful emotion or feeling.”  In knowing that, how can we apply it to what we do at our job?  Many times … Continue reading