Archive for the ‘ Psychology ’ Category

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, […]

Become Resilient

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 […]

Working With A Miserable Person

I am sure that I am not alone when it comes to having encountered someone who truly seems to fit the saying “misery loves company.” It is difficult enough if we have to handle customers or vendors with this type of syndrome, but what if it is a coworker or worse yet your boss? Why […]

Dangers Of Being A Perfectionist At Work

I am working with a client who is having difficulties getting his work done as a manager.  As we began to dissect why, it became clear that he was doing tasks that could be delegated to other staff members. As we discussed this further, he would say things like, “It is just easier to do […]

Are You Just Behind Or Could It Be Procrastination

Are you constantly behind on your work or projects?  Do you have a messy desk with several little stacks on it?  Is there never enough time to finish all you have to get done?  If the answer is yes, you could be suffering from procrastination. I am sure you remember that old saying “don’t put […]

It’s Their Fault….The Blame Game

“Don’t find fault, find remedy.” ~ Henry Ford Have you ever worked with a blamer?  Or maybe you live with one.  This type of personality is very difficult to deal with, because they truly believe that someone else is always to blame. I recently had the “opportunity” to work with a blamer.  I say “opportunity” […]

Are Your Goals Stuck?

Many times we have the desire to achieve something, but for one reason or another it seems like we never get to it.  It just seems to sit there waiting…and waiting..and our frustration builds because we get stuck.  There are a few things on my goal list that seem to have fallen into this pattern. […]