Archive for the ‘ Problem Solving ’ Category

It May Not Be What It Seems

“Sometime when things may seem like they are falling apart, they might actually be falling into place” ~Unknown Today, maybe a difficult day for many of us, if not all of us.  We are all going through many changes and struggles.  They are all different, yet somewhat the same. One of my good friends told […]

Employee Loyalty?

In the midst of COVID-19 and so many people being laid off last year, I have found several employers that are “Essential” who had to furlough employees.  Now they are ready to open their business to some extent and are finding that their employees do not want to come back to work. Some are due […]

Accept The Challenge?

+ Add New Category I was listening to Ryan Holiday’s Daily Stoic video the other day and he happened to mention this quote above by Viktor Frankl and it really spoke to my heart.  We cannot change many of the situations we have been encountering during the pandemic, so what can we do?  We must […]

Finding Positive Thoughts During Difficult Times

Starting each day with a positive outlook is wonderful, but it is not always easy to do, especially right now during our global concerns and sicknesses.  In fact, when things are not going well in our life, our family, community, and world we can have a very difficult time being positive. But if we take […]

Better Hiring Decisions

So often when employees are hired on with a company they think that the position they were hired for is all they need to know about in order to do a great job.  This may be correct at first until they master that position, but there is always room for growth no matter where you […]

Humor in the Workplace

Our work lives can be so stressful on a daily basis and we know that stress is very harmful to our physical and mental wellbeing.  My workplace is no different.  One thing that I try to remember throughout the day is to have fun.  Now, maybe what I am doing is not fun, but I […]

How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

I’m not sure if there are many employers or managers who really like looking for new employees.  I know we want to hire great people who will enhance our team, but the task of looking for the right person and actually finding them can be a daunting task. Time spent looking for just the right […]

How to Release Anxiety and Stay Present

Happy Wednesday to you all!  I have been blogging for 11 years now and it has been such a great adventure as I have met many of you.  Now I haven’t personally met you but many of us have become blogging friends and even connected through other social media platforms where we have shared pictures […]

What I Know About The Unknown

I was talking with the owner of a small business the other day and they expressed that they had been struggling with the question of trying to expand and grow their business or to keep things as they are.  When I asked what were their weighing factors to making the decision, they were very honest […]

Do You Really Want To Hear From Your Employees?

Employers, supervisors, and managers tell their staff that they want to hear from them and will tell them that their “door is always open.”  But when they do show up how do you act? As many times as I have told my staff, “Please come talk to me about anything anytime” that when they do […]