Archive for January, 2018
Business Core Values
The past few days I have been interviewing potential employees, I find this task to be a two-edged sword. As a business owner you want to find the best employee for your business, yet you also want the employee to find the best employer they possibly can. It needs to be a win-win to truly […]
Too Much or Too Little Work Causes Stress?
We often think that stress is related to having too much work to do. I recently read that having too little to do at work also can trigger stress. I know for myself when I am overloaded with job tasks that I can feel my blood pressure rise a bit and can become irritable by […]
Finding The Right Fit For The Job
Since our recent termination of an employee, I am back combing through stacks of resumes and cover letters trying to pick out candidates for initial interviews. If you have ever had to do this process you know that it is very time consuming, especially with the high number of resumes due to job shortages. I […]
“You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” ~ Epicurus
The Goal is What?
I was reading a supervisor’s guide by Skillpath Publications the other day and found some good advice in a chapter called “How to achieve goals and improve quality.” It stated that many companies have slogans throughout their building about “Doing it right the first time,” Strive to be error free,” and “Make customers loyal.” Posters […]
Losing Your Creativity
Creativity emerges from asking questions, from inquiring why certain procedures are followed, how things work or why they do not, and in general the “why” can’t it happen. I remember decades ago when my first child was a baby and I was a stay-at-home mom, and I watched a friend’s little boy who was two […]
#TBT: What Are You Going To Change This Summer?
Happy Thursday everyone! In honor of the fun hashtag Throw Back Thursday, I thought I’d share a post from a few summers back. Yes, it is clearly still winter, but these tips are all things we can do today- no matter the season. Summer has officially begun. Depending where you live it may be time […]