Archive for November, 2017
Today Would Be A Good Day For Change
I used to be the type of person that always waited for change to happen. I would wish, dream, desire and then wait…. Then several years ago I came upon John Maxwell’s book, “Put Your Dreams To The Test” and it unlocked the door to the waiting room that I had created for myself. You […]
Maximizing Your Potential
In my consulting practice I have the pleasure to mentor managers. The goal is to increase their strengths, understand their weakness and maximize their overall potential as a manager. There are three key areas that a manager needs to diligently work on if they truly wish to maximize their potential as a manager in the […]
Can H2O Improve The Moods At The Office?
Have you ever notice that certain co-worker’s moods are not quite so jovial? Check out what they drink during the day. Proper hydration can play a big part in our mood. Recent research in France showed habitual high-volume H2O consumption (8-10 glasses a day) led to a better mood and a significant decrease in fatigue and […]
Regenerate Spirit At Work
“Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.” ~ Barbara Glanz Today, I want to give you some tools to help create an environment where employers, employees and their customers can enjoy and thrive in. If you have not read any of the books by Barbara Glanz, you will want […]
If it is not fun, you’re wasting your life
“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 […]
What Day Is It?
I am aging myself here, but one of my favorite movies when I was a teen was Mel Brooks’ “Young Frankenstein.” Mel Brooks made his two largest grossing movies in 1974, the biggest was Blazing Saddles, followed later that year by Young Frankenstein. While I am not a fan of Blazing Saddles, I still enjoy […]
Acts Of Kindness At Work
It is the little things we do that can make a big difference to others. A smile, a thank you, a card or a call to let someone know you care in some way. Last week I was having a difficult time, being in what I call “the waiting room” regarding important information that I […]
During challenging and difficult times at work when changes are taking place and there is uncertainty of how things will end up, we can allow ourselves to become uptight and stressed. What we really need to do is to become resilient. Since Veterans Day is near I began thinking about the soldiers who fight for […]