Click here to view this email in your browser. Stop Letting Their Attitude Ruin Your Day Next Webinar – March 23 Hi David Your beliefs about the world around you determine your attitude and emphasis you place on different aspects of your life. Your attitude can be the source of strength or stress. We all … Continue reading Stop Letting Their Attitude Ruin Your Day – Next Webinar March 23
Is it OK to give up on your difficult person? There may come a time in your relationship with your difficult person when you realize it is never going to work out. You are never going to reach a middle ground. You are never going to change their behaviour. Is it OK to give up? … Continue reading Can I Quit
Help Me Rhonda: I’m new to my company, in my first supervisory position. I don’t want to step on anyone’s toes and I want to be seen as a friendly boss but I feel like I’m being tested every day by my new staff members. For example, two of them will often be chatting to … Continue reading New Supervisor Worries
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
Recently I was reminded about the importance of choices and attitude. It took a while for me to learn the lesson, but once I did, the evening made so much more sense. I had volunteered to do a talk for a group of teen moms in my area. My cousin had asked me to speak … Continue reading A life lesson sinks in – 12 hours later
Vicious gossip is rampant. Backstabbing is normal, and confrontations occur on a daily basis. I could be talking about the latest episode of The Bachelor, Survivor or The Apprentice but I’m actually talking about the lives of regular people. As you may know, I am a big fan of reality television. I like to get … Continue reading Reality TV is ruining our lives
I went to see the movie Horrible Bosses this week. I laughed a lot, and was grateful that I’ve never had any bosses in my life quite as bad as the ones in the movie.
I do hear a lot of horror stories, though. I certainly know that some people are not so lucky to be working with a great boss or in a great job. I certainly have compassion for people who feel trapped by their situation into staying in a job that takes advantage of them.
How is your negativity level? We are the depths of winter, and as I write an enormous snowstorm is pounding on over 100 million Americans. Even we Canadians are scared of this storm, and the media is having a heyday. The panic is widespread, the cancellations started 24 hours in advance and you would think that most of us had never dealt with snow before.