WHAT CAN PEOPLE OR BUSINESSES DO THAT WOULD BEST BENEFIT OUR ECONOMY

As most know, with so many products and items being made out of the country or far away from their destination, AND with a major shortage of truck drivers, PLUS gasoline prices skyrocketing, there are mountains of crates and storage containers sitting on many docks unable to be delivered to stores and consumers.  This includes … Read more

Make Plans for the Fall in Preparation for Your Future

In the fall, most of us begin to think about the “new year” coming up.  What do we expect?  What do we want to accomplish or begin?  How can we improve from this current year?  From there we may plan the steps to achieve these goals, and it does take “a plan”. Of course, the … Read more

PROCESSES IN CHOOSING YOUR FUTURE CAREER

                                FACTORS OF DEVELOPING A CAREER                                                               DETERMINING PRIORITIES Today it … Read more

WHICH IS YOUR BIGGEST CONCERN: CUSTOMER SERVICE OR EFFECTIVE LISTENING?

?Losing Customers Can Cost Your Company Major Funds? Not everyone has pleasant “people skills” or are sensitive to other person’s priorities.  When it comes to customers or other business associates, we all have our areas or individual issues that can be easily set off or offended.  If your employees have not be trained to be … Read more

IS YOUR GLASS HALF FULL OR HALF EMPTY?

Though only one person, you can encourage HOPE! Though many may feel stressed and uncertain about the future, if you look around the world and even into some struggling neighborhoods here in the U.S., you will find that you are still more fortunate than many.  By watching the media and listening to the data and … Read more

WHAT ARE TOP CONCERNS FOR EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS RE: RETURNING TO WORK

Clarifications & Expectations As companies are gearing up to bring employees back into the business locations, both employers and employees are thinking about the adjustments since the employees were told to work from home.  Both groups have reservations and concerns.  If you are an employer, you should be reviewing all aspects and identifying concerns and … Read more

WHAT WILL IT TAKE FOR YOUR BUSINESS TO SURVIVE

Important decisions are not easy but also cannot be ignored. Clearly, many companies have already closed or folded over the past 1.5+ years.  Several industries are faced with economic challenges that are causing 2021 to have a questionable future.  Of course, COVID has been the underlying factor affecting this situation.  Economists have voiced their opinions … Read more

INCREASING COSTS OF EXPENSES IMPACTING PUBLIC

FACTORS THAT AFFECT THE RATE OF INCREASING COSTS There have been numerous factors that have caused the rates of many major expenses to escalate, usually with little or no advanced notice.  Areas that have been said would be increasing right away include:  Gasoline, Lumber, Transportation, Equipment (including computers), Automobiles, Skilled Labor, Taxes and Accountants, pharmaceuticals, … Read more

VIOLENCE: THE SOURCE AND ROOTS THAT INITIATE ANGER

  Anger that Leads to Violence Can Follow Job Loss or Personality Clashes, etc. What will it take for you to stand up AGAINST violence?  If you haven’t been directly affected by the violence all around us, just wait – as sooner or later, you may encounter it yourself.  Don’t wait for that to happen.  … Read more

HIRING EQUATION/DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES EMPLOYER vs EMPLOYEE

There are different perspectives in the “game” of hiring.  And a game is how many employees see this hiring process.  Hiring is very competitive, and though more job openings are developing, the job market is still competitive with many job candidates.  On the other hand, hard skills are sought, but many times, the “soft skills” … Read more