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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 […]
Putting People In their Place
Why is it that so often when someone does something that we do not like or agree with we think that we should correct them? Do we really know all of the “correct” answers and think others should think or do what we say? Maybe we should take Jay’s advice and put ourselves in their […]
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 […]
What Do You Do With Stink Bombs?
Problems are bound to come up, if it is not today or tomorrow, you can pretty much guarantee that the day after you will be faced with some sort of problem either at home or work. My good friend, Rem Jackson the CEO of Top Practices says that you can expect 2-3 big stink bombs […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Called to Leadership?
Yesterday Trevor Nagle, ABD, on his blog Leadership Musings of a Skeptical Positivist, had a great article regarding leadership. (I have posted the link below to his blog) Trevor addresses how a person who is a “Producer” at work can be mistaken as one who is called to be a “Leader.” This actually happens often […]
I found this picture and it pretty much sums up the way I have been feeling. There are so many things that we would like to do or explore, yet we don’t. We feel that we shouldn’t or possibly shouldn’t do them now. If not now…then when? Does any of us know how much time […]
The Necessity of a Good Job Description
Are job descriptions necessary? This is a good question, and for many places of business none exist. How many jobs can you think of that have more steps than making widgets on a manufacturing line? It might be okay to not have a detailed job description if the job tasks are very few; “take peg […]