Tagged with work hard

A Workman Is Worthy Of Their Wages

A Workman Is Worthy Of Their Wages

Being a Sunday School teacher in the way past of my life, I was reminded yesterday of a scripture we use to talk about with our pre-teen class, when one of my young staff members decided it was okay to pull their cell phone out and then work the afternoon at a snail’s pace. “A … Continue reading

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Practices of Successful Workplaces

Peter Drucker has been called by many “The inventor of Modern Management.” He has written multiple books on the topic and believed it was the people working together that made the magic happen in organizations, no matter the size. He found that successful businesses all followed many of the same basic foundational practices. They asked, … Continue reading

How To Gain Favorable Attention

How To Gain Favorable Attention

In Napoleon Hill’s book, Keys To Success, he talks about “Gaining favorable attention.” How do you gain favorable attention? Napoleon Hill states: “People who need your work have things to offer you.  You probably are not the only person capable of providing what they need.  What will distinguish you from the crowd? The attention you … Continue reading

Three Time Management Tips

Three Time Management Tips

Far too often we allow the day to bring what it may and we try to make it work with what we need to accomplish.  This does not work well, in fact, it rarely works at all.  Time will continue to tick away.  The only way we can manage time is to manage what we … Continue reading

Time To Work

Time To Work

“The bottom line is, when people are crystal clear about the most important priorities of the organization and team they work with and prioritized their work around those top priorities, not only are they many times more productive, they discover they have the time they need to have a whole life.” ~ Stephen Covey Author … Continue reading

Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

You are traveling down the road one way or another, it is your choice how hard you will work to achieve what you really want. Think about it…..

Wasting Time At Work

Wasting Time At Work

Recently my family took a little cruise together.  My husband and I got to the port before the rest of our family members so we had some time to sit and people watch.  My husband spotted this security guard sitting on a stool looking at her cell phone. It was in the morning, around 10:00 a.m., when … Continue reading

Look For The Small Successes

Look For The Small Successes

I recently had a conversation with an office manager who really seemed to be struggling with the “Glass-half-empty” syndrome.  I know that we all can struggle with this from time-to-time, but this manager really had a bad case of it. He had been working hard with his staff over the past couple of years and … Continue reading

Go From Warm To Boiling

Go From Warm To Boiling

Managers and leaders can struggle to get their staff motivated to perform at their highest level.  I learned a long time ago that as a leader I can only inspire my people and that motivation comes from within. Employees need to be self-motivated in order for them to personally succeed at work.  We (managers and … Continue reading

Are You Making A Difference?

Are You Making A Difference?

  “the best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.” ~ Elbert Hubbard What does this mean to you?  I think it means something like the “Slight Edge” theory, where you begin making those changes one day at a time and each day that you accomplish good work it is a … Continue reading