Is life about winning and losing for you? Are you the kind of person who bets it all on one roll of the dice? I am a reality TV fanatic. I like the competition, the relationships, the plots and even the backstabbing on some of the shows. I am very aware that most of them … Continue reading All-Or-Nothing Approach To Success Makes Failures Of Us All
Are you shy? According to the Shyness Research Institute, about 50 per cent of Americans are shy (which is up by 10 per cent in the last three decades). The number of people who say they are situationally shy is even higher. Are you shy in social situations? Do you get nervous about the thought … Continue reading Overcome Your Shyness To Work The Room Like A Seasoned Schmoozer
I’m a pretty black-and-white thinker. I’m all about an action plan, a solution, a strategy. I provide solutions to my clients, my friends and my family. I can always come up with solutions to other people’s problems. It’s my issues that are the problem. Sometimes my issues feel too big, too close, and too emotional … Continue reading Can you ask for help?
At what point does being helpful become complaining? We have a home in Florida that we use as a vacation rental. We do our best to keep it looking and operating at peak efficiency and comfort. We have great guests, and people seem to enjoy their time while on vacation. Ed and Gretchen were excited … Continue reading Helpful Or Complaining
It feels like a just a few years ago that it was my turn to enter into kindergarten. Mrs. MacIntosh was my teacher and hero, and Mrs. MacDonald kept me safe on the bus ride to and from school. I still remember how nervous I was. And I remember things that both of those women … Continue reading I Just Turned 51, But I’m Not Done Learning Yet
Are you a Meg or Lupita? Her name was Meg, and she had a head full of beautiful silver hair through which she routinely ran her hands. She had a smile that was genuine, and ever present. Her bubbly personality was contagious and enhanced our enjoyment ten-fold. She was the wine pourer on a recent … Continue reading How To Love your Job
Effective Team Meetings: New Webinar on October 27 Hi David Meetings – are they a waste of time, or do they help accomplish goals? Teams need to meet regularly (if not frequently). Effective teams are essential to your success, and great leaders need to run effective team meetings. But not just “any” kind … Continue reading Effective Team Meetings – New Webinar on October 27
Does it sometimes feel like you work with royalty? Are some people in your office self-proclaimed princes and princesses? You know that person, the one who has rules that apply only to her. The one who doesn’t have to do all the things at work that you have to do, and seems clueless that she’s … Continue reading You Might Be A Princess At Work If…
Help Me, Rhonda! I work in an office in which teamwork is the rule of the day. I really love that, but at the same time, I feel that I am often taken advantage of. I’m the person everyone goes to when they need something done. Because of my personality and the teamwork concept I … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Say NO!