Archive for April, 2015

A Prescription For Customer Problems

Did you know that your customers are more likely to share information with others about their bad experiences with you or your company than the good?  You may have a customers that you have been doing business with for several years and they have always been very satisfied, but never told others about your good […]

Struggling With Your Self-Esteem At Work

The article below is from Psychology Today’s website and is about a subject that flies below the radar in most workplaces, but is really very prevalent.  There are so many people who suffer from low self-esteem at work, but they never let others know.  More important, they do not know what they can do about […]

Step Out Of The Way

                “Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Step out of the way, life is just too short to keep in the shadows.  Count your blessings, it is a great way to adjust your attitude.

Your Co-Workers Don’t Like You

      Earlier this week a read a post on The North Jersey Small Business Form blog titled “20 reasons your co-workers don’t like you.”  The reasons are very interesting as most of them relate to personality types. This article has stuck in my mind all week.  Several of the reasons it points out are very […]

Saying “No” To Keep Balanced

Earlier this week I blogged about handling frustrations at work and how important it is because it can trigger health problems. Here are a few more tips on how to handle stress at work. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), of employees surveyed between 40-50% have reported that their job is “very” stressful […]

When People Treat You Poorly

I recently re-read a book by John Maxwell titled “Ethics 101.”   This is a great book and only 100 pages long.  Every time I read it I pick up another pearl to use in my everyday life. There are so many great points that he makes in this book that drive the main point that […]

Finding The Right Answer

      Are you good at solving problems and making the right decisions at work? Just because you may be in a position to handle problems and make decisions doesn’t mean that you will always do them correctly.  Certainly you do not want to make mistakes that could be costly, either financially or by […]

Getting Fed Up At Work?

If you are like most people, you probably get frustrated with your job every now and then.  At times you may even feel like you have had enough and it is time to quit.  But you don’t, what makes you stop? Is it that you realize jobs are pretty hard to come by now?  Maybe […]

Clear Questions for Better Answers

Many times we make communicating with others harder than it really needs to be. There are simpler ways of communicating that will give us either the answer or information we need in a more clear direct way. Most often this does not happen because of how we try to get the information from others in […]

Missing the Mark With Your Employees

          If you are in a management position you understand that staff training is never done.  Training is an ongoing process for several reasons. 1. Businesses grow and change, strategies change. 2. Employees become more experienced and their duties change. 3. As technology progresses so does the need for improved and […]