Energy for the Weekend

I read this article over the weekend and while at first, I thought it wouldn’t offer anything I didn’t already know, I ended up being challenged by some of the ideas. For instance, currently I have lots of small projects that are distracting from the bigger items I need creative time to delve into. MyContinue reading “Energy for the Weekend”

One Simple Thing You Can Do to Relax this Summer

If you’ve already taken your vacation, but still find yourself stressed this summer – try this one thing that combines triple stress-reducing techniques – walking outside with a friend! Read more from WSJ here. This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Michelle Cicotte

Keeping Your Cool (When It’s Hot)

It’s hotter than hot out and I personally think it’s making people (including myself) a little less patient… here’s some tips that may help! https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/how-to-be-patient-37088603 This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Sarah Hoyle, LEED Green Assoc.

Say no to Burnout

When we say “yes” to everything, it’s easy to lose sight of what we need and deserve.  It can also leave us depleted because we simply are not able to do it all.  Setting boundaries with other people and learning how to say “no” frees up space to focus on the tasks that are mostContinue reading “Say no to Burnout”

Benefits of a Break

This Talking Tuesday stems from my recent leave of absence from work. This leave ended up being a sort of reset button. I had to take some time off from work for what is likely one of the most challenging personal events of my life –and I should have done it sooner.

Tyranny of the Urgent

This Talking Tuesday stems from my need to hit the pause and reset button. I found last year that while working from home, life dropped to a slower pace, I made more time for myself (selfcare) and even made the conscious choice to invest in career development – to tell myself it was ok toContinue reading “Tyranny of the Urgent”

Creating a Better Work Environment

Happy people make happy results for your company! Here are some great ways in creating a better work environment for your employees.   https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/7932-create-better-work-environment.html This Talking Tuesday is recommended by: Laurie Kahn

8 Secrets to Success

This has been an oldie, but goodie for me; What are the 8 secrets to Success?  Spare three minutes of your time to check out Richard St. John as he quickly goes through each secret that will lead you one day onto your own path of success.   8 Secrets to SuccessWhy do people succeed? IsContinue reading “8 Secrets to Success”

How to Avoid Ageism

Age discrimination is alive and well. I hear about it often; I find myself pushing the limits of how our owners feel about interviewing and hiring more seasoned employees. In small professional groups, I may hear things like; they are worn out, this business is hard on people, or they want too much money forContinue reading “How to Avoid Ageism”

Hosting Successful Roundtables

When planned and hosted correctly, round table discussions are my favorite way to share and obtain information with associates. It is personal, everyone has a chance to chime in, and they have the potential to be very informative. I found an interesting article on how to plan and host successful roundtables. I thought it wouldContinue reading “Hosting Successful Roundtables”