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Grow Your Service Level
Brendon Burchard said, “You grow into the service level you want to provide.” We know it is our choice how we present ourselves each day at work with our customers and coworkers. But, I think the message that Brendon is trying to get across though is that we need to make the effort to grow […]
Pursuit Of Happiness
To feel good and thrive, researchers say that people need a 3:1 positivity ration. That means we need to hear three positive statements for every negative statement. Having a positive attitude has been linked to mind-body-spirit benefits including: Greater creativity and increased intuition Better cardiovascular health and reduced risk of stroke. Increased resilience and happiness […]
Are You Having Fun Yet?
Our work lives can be so stressful on a daily basis and we all know that stress is very harmful to our physical and mental wellbeing. My workplace is no different, especially recently with some corporate changes. One thing that I am trying to remember throughout the day is to have fun. Now, maybe what […]
The Art Of Gratitude
We hear a lot about being more grateful and how it can change our outlook on life. How can you do this? I was listening to a podcast the other day and it mentioned that there was a study done by a team of researches at the University of Indiana, that showed if you just […]
I’m So Tired….
I can’t tell you how many people I talk to who tell me that they have sleep problems. Either they can’t fall asleep or once they fall asleep they wake up and cannot go back to sleep. This can be such a vicious cycle which leads to exhaustion and stress. It also leads to poor […]
Are You Headed For Burnout?
Often we hear the expression “You need to have passion for your work.” That sounds absolutely wonderful, but it is important to first understand what passion really is. The actual definition of passions is; “A powerful emotion or feeling.” When you know that, then how do we apply it to what we do at our […]
Conflict Can Equal Progress In The Workplace
Conflict is bound to happen at work, but there are advantages to it. Without conflict, nothing would change. If you are dissatisfied with how a system works and someone else thinks it is okay, or if there were no conflict in opinion, there would not be a chance to improve the system and create a […]
Reversing Negative Momentum
The other day, I wrote about defining successful and how this is an individual experience. Even though each person needs to define what success is to themselves, many have a hard time doing that. They are stuck because of someone or something. They can never see themselves being successful at anything. My blogging friend, Kristen Barton Cuthriell, […]
Workplace Culture Is Not Created Overnight
In my consulting business I often encounter business owners who think running a business, developing a company culture, hiring the right people, making them happy and productive should be an easy task. What is wrong with this picture? All of the above take time and effort and then more time and effort just to begin […]