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Its Huddle Time

Its Huddle Time

Morning huddles with your team are a great way to start your day! Tina@Toppractices.com Top Practices Virtual Practice Management Institute

There Is Always Room For Improvement

There Is Always Room For Improvement

“The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement.” ~Helmut Schmidt I was talking with a small business owner recently about the continual need for change in your business. She asked me “What if your business is doing things that have been very successful with your products, and customers should you still look … Continue reading

Is Your Workplace Fun?

Is Your Workplace Fun?

“There is no reason that work has to be suffused with seriousness…Professionalism can be worn lightly.  Fun is a stimulant to people.  They enjoy their work more and work more productively.” ~ Herb Kelleher, CEO, Southwest Airlines I am a firm believer that levity at work is one of most important ingredients necessary in creating … Continue reading

They Feel Your Attitude

They Feel Your Attitude

One of my favorite authors is John Maxwell. One of my favorite quotes of his is, “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude and that will either enable you to connect and win them over or it will alienate them from you.”  Connecting with others takes time and energy.  It is important … Continue reading

Called to Leadership?

Called to Leadership?

Yesterday Trevor Nagle, ABD, on his blog Leadership Musings of a Skeptical Positivist, had a great article regarding leadership.  (I have posted the link below to his blog) Trevor addresses how a person who is a “Producer” at work can be mistaken as one who is called to be a “Leader.”  This actually happens often … Continue reading

A Team Building Idea

A Team Building Idea

Business owners and managers are always trying to come up with new team building strategies.  Their hope is to have events that will cause their team members to grow closer together.  The closer the team members are, the more trust and willingness they will have to work through the hard times together.  If you have … Continue reading

Struggling With Your Self-Esteem At Work

Struggling With Your Self-Esteem At Work

 The article below is from Psychology Today’s website and is about a subject that flies below the radar in most workplaces, but is really very prevalent.  There are so many people who suffer from low self-esteem at work, but they never let others know.  More important, they do not know what they can do about … Continue reading

Workplace Confrontations

Workplace Confrontations

“In the confrontation between the stream and the rock the stream always wins.  Not through strength, but through persistence.” ~ Unknown When confrontation in the workplace used to happen I would get very upset and flustered which hindered my communication.  I would stammer, stumble and shake and it made matters worse.  Some confronters are very … Continue reading

Are You Too Busy To Be Productive?

Are You Too Busy To Be Productive?

“Beware of the barrenness of a busy life” ~ Socrates   How many times have you heard yourself or someone else says, “I am so busy”?  They could be letting the “busyness” control their life instead of the other way around. Becoming overly busy is usually a gradual process that we become caught up in, … Continue reading