EXPECTATIONS & PREPARATION OF THE PAST VS TODAY’S CHILDREN

What do you see that is different in the photos of schools 100 years ago vs Today? What is the first thing you notice that is different between the two pictures above?  The left photo was taken more than 70 years ago, and the right photo was taken recently.  Some differences may seem very obvious, … Read more

What Stress Are Children Feeling during this Pandemic?

  COVID has been taking a big toll on the lives of all Americans and others for well over a year, but who is feeling the stress more: parents or children?  Clearly, both have felt the negative impact of this intensely overwhelming, unusual and devastating crisis.  Surveys were done in 2020, which were researched, examined, … Read more

EXERCISES TO EXPLORE DIVERSITIES

All Humans Have their Differences What is your organization doing to promote and enhance a healthier, supportive, and more unified work culture?  There seems to be more and more talk about the differences among us, instead of all the things we have in common.  Obviously, there will always be differences from one person to another.  … Read more

Employment & Business Changes as 2021 Progresses

Businesses and employment certainly went through a lot of changes in 2020, and now with a new Administration at our country’s helm, other changes are expected.  Watch closely and observe what develops throughout this year.  As most may agree, even when you are told that all will get better, the question may be for whom … Read more

Accepting Your Limitations But Being Open to Learn

There are times when we have to accept some limitations, though they may be temporary, yet definitely restrictive for a period of time.   During that time we have to face the limitations, working around them until those restrictions are lifted.  If you have dealt with this before, you may recall needing lots of patience to … Read more

ARE YOU AWARE OF THE AFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC ON CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS?

With families dealing with multiple concerns stemming from the world’s pandemic, though children may not verbalize their thoughts and feelings, you can be sure that they exist, and many reactions may surprise you. When a father came home one evening and shared with his family that he had been downsized, losing his job that he’d … Read more

IDEAS FOR STIMULATING GROWTH IN OUR AREA

In these times of extreme stress and mixed emotions, we need the insight and out-of-the-box thinking, which could produce proactive and productive ideas and creations that would ignite the creative juices needed for positive outcomes.  There are those people, who possess a unique ability to conger up ideas and creations, that can stimulate fresh approaches, … Read more

Efforts to Create a Positive & Progressive 2021

When developing a credible, efficient, and strategic plan for the future, a business or organization needs the insight and perspective of intelligent, progressive and experienced professionals, who can collaborate best practices to guide an organization to a solid path of a bright, successful future. The future is always full of unpredictable events and changes, which … Read more

Characteristics of a Credible and Respected CEO/LEADER

As we initially discussed the idea of starting our own business, my husband, Bill Crigger, encouraged my becoming the CEO.  However, I thought he was joking.  I believed in the purpose and focus of our Human Resources firm, but I saw Bill as being more suited for that role.  Still, Bill insisted that I possessed … Read more

Experiences Can Motivate Us to Accomplish Priorities

Most people need to have “purpose” in their lives, which gives their lives more meaning and can motivate them to get up each day.  It is not unusual for you to have experienced some sad event, which leaves you with a desire to help such an event not to repeat itself.  The tasks needed to … Read more