Archive for the ‘ Team Work ’ Category
3 Key Attributes Of A Great Employee
I have managed a medical practice for 22 years now and I am always grateful for employees that have that desire to be the best they can be each day. The way I think is ‘why come to work if you are not going to bring your best you to perform?’ No employer wants to […]
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 […]
Lessons from Disney – Throw Back Thursday
Happy Thursday to you all! Last year when I was at the Disney Hotel to present at one of the largest Podiatric Medical Conferences in the U.S. , I shared with you some lessons from Walt Disney. I thought it would be great to revisit a lesson or two again this year. I hope you enjoy […]
Regenerate Spirit At Work
“Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier.” ~ Barbara Glanz Today, I want to give you some tools to help create an environment where employers, employees and their customers can enjoy and thrive in. If you have not read any of the books by Barbara Glanz, you will want […]
If it is not fun, you’re wasting your life
“There is no reason that work has to be suffused with seriousness…Professionalism can be worn lightly. Fun is a stimulant to people. They enjoy their work more and work more productively.” ~ Herb Kelleher, CEO, Southwest Airlines I am a firm believer that levity at work is one of most important ingredients necessary in creating […]
Who Do You Want To Hire?
We have just hired a new employee at our practice. She is just what the “doctor” ordered (appropriate, I work in a medical office). Actually, she was the only person that I interviewed for the position, which I am sure you may find unusual, but I will tell you why. When I place an ad […]
What? Another Meeting?
In Verne Harnish’s book “Mastering the Rockefeller Habits” he states that successful businesses have daily meetings for 5-15 minutes, which he calls huddles. He states by having these huddles you can actually save time because you are focusing on what is happening that day. There are only three questions covered at this meeting and they […]
When You Don’t Fit In At Work
Workplace culture can be quite interesting. You may fit in very well, or you may not. Then there are some who do not want to fit in no matter what. What happens if you like your job, but don’t fit in with the culture? Maybe the workplace culture is pretty chummy, and co-workers go out […]
Is There Someone You Can Help?
We can be at work, and then we can really be at work. Are you there to just get what you need to get done? Or is there also someone who could use your help? Investing in others and giving of ourselves is so rewarding. Life is to be lived and if you think that […]
Do You Understand Your Workplace Vision?
Have you ever been part of a team that had talented people on it, but did not seem to go anywhere? If so, it is very possible that the team lacked vision for what it was trying to accomplish. It has been said, “Great vision precedes great achievement.” In the workplace employees need a vision […]