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USE WISDOM TO NAVIGATE CHANGES IN LIFE

How many leaders do you know who seem to be competent and successful at “navigating and maneuvering change”?  There are many types of changes, and if not experienced or having a good handle of managing change, a leader could cause more chaos than positive results. Any change has multiple factors and unexpected challenges.  With that …

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HOW WELL INFORMED ARE YOU in HANDLING SENSITIVE TOPICS RE: the HUMAN FACTOR?

Back in the 1960’s (and earlier) there were many young adults who went away to attend college and who had lead very protected and sheltered lives, thus these young people were not aware or familiar with alternative life styles, such as homosexuals or lesbians.  Thus, a large number of these naiive adults experienced an awkward and …

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HOW WOULD EMPLOYEES IMPROVE PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS?

When asking employees what they would like altered about company performance evaluations in order to be more beneficial, productive, and valued, these are some you have probably heard, but let’s review and clarify for a better understanding. First, have these “performance evaluations” offered at least 2 or 3 times a year.  So much can happen …

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USE WISDOM TO HEAD OFF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

  How well do you understand the issue of Workplace Violence?  It isn’t like waking up on the wrong side of the bed one day.  Some people can be overly sensitive about their close relationships.  Or it could be that a person can be highly sensitive about his/her hair, nose, accent, etc. and become exceedingly …

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How Do You Feel About Yourself When You Look In The Mirror

We each have hopes, dreams, and goals for ourselves, but the fact is we have little control over much of our lives. Since the majority of people have to work for a living, one very big and important factor or influence in our lives is our “employer”. When an employer or business owner closes their …

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PROACTIVE EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE A HEALTHY BUSINESS

Each year companies find themselves either looking for ideas or trends that can boost their bottom line, OR they find themselves dealing with competitors, who have the “new trend” and feeling that they are appearing to be “outdated” or “boring” compared to their competitors.  If this “new trend” is being praised and valued by the …

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GETTING ORGANIZED FOR 2020

Being organized and prepared for a progressive, successful new year can give you a great feeling of accomplishment and productivity.  As the end of the year holidays proceed, most of us feel overwhelmed or like we are always behind.  The more organized I am, the less stressed I feel. At this time of year there …

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WHAT IS ON YOUR MIND THAT HAS YOU DISTRACTED

This time of year everyone has dozens of things on their minds, and most of us feel that we are going to forget something, which is very likely.  I have always been one who makes a list when I have a lot happening.   I don’t want to forget anyone or anything.  I missed lunch with …

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SHOULD EMPLOYERS AGREE TO EMPLOYEES’ REQUESTS FOR TRAINING? OR WILL EMPLOYEES LEAVE ONCE TRAINED?

As many employers have observed, the millennials and other employees tend to only stay with a company for 2-4 years.  The younger generation employees also strongly encourage employers to provide regular training and development.  Such trends make it uneasy for employers to quickly agree to training, which does involve a healthy fee and should involve …

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WHAT AREA OF BUSINESS CAN TRIGGER THE BIGGEST BOOST OR COST TO THE BOTTOM LINE?

All businesses have at least 2 or 3 aspects of their businesses, which can either increase or decrease the Bottom Line.  Often there is one or two factors within those aspects that are at the root of the problem. One aspect is likely to be “Leadership”.  If a leader has not be given realistic or …

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