Archive for the ‘ Educational Tips ’ Category

Finding Balance

“Life is a balanced system of learning and evolution. Whether pleasure or pain; every situation in your life serves a purpose. It is up to us to recognize what that purpose could be.” ~ Steve Maraboli

Conflict With Co-workers

We each are created in our own unique way; we are as different as puppies and kittens. In the workplace it can be difficult getting different personalities to blend smoothly. It would be great if we could always work with people whom we got along well, but as we know, that for the most part […]

Focus On Small Things To Succeed

Ever since I was a child I have had a hatred for ants. For some reason just seeing them walking along in a line gives me a cold shiver up my spine and then I get the feeling that they are crawling all over me. It really is a terrible feeling and I will totally […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Communicate Expectations With Employees

“What if, and I know this sounds kooky, we decided to communicate with the employees.” Employers, supervisors and managers will often communicate with their staff members as they would with their friends, very casually.  This may not be the most effective way of communicating with those that you work with, as they need a more […]

Tips For The Writer

I was listening to some older recordings by Jeff Herring “The article guy” and came across some good information for those that write articles or blogs. Jeff said a couple of things about being a writer that jumped out at me and I thought I would share them with you. First, he said writers need to be […]

What is an Outstanding Employee?

One of the services I provide in my consulting business is to help physicians find the right employees for their practice.  This is not an easy task, especially with so many people looking for jobs right now. Many of the resumes I look at are from people who are applying for positions they have no […]

Handling When You Are Misunderstood

In a recent conversation I found out that I had been misunderstood on an issue at work.  I am not sure how this happened, but I will try to find out, as misunderstandings can cause unforeseen issues in the future. I am always surprised when I find that I have been misunderstood.  I guess that […]