All Should Have an Open Mind About Others

As you meet and get to know others, do you find yourself making prejudgments or assumptions about them?  Or are you more open-minded and accept the person as is?  Every person is different.  Even twins in a family are said to be distinctively different.  Having two sons who were 2.5 years apart in age and … Read more

Be Prepared

The Hand of Hope When Reduction of Force is a Necessity We’re here to help! There will never be a “good time” to release employees, and no employer relishes this task.  It is one of those painful responsibilities that faces all employers when confronted with a serious business decision.  Having worked with hundreds of companies … Read more

Changing Thought Processes to Survive

When the first of this year began, we knew very little about something called the “Coronavirus” and were focused on developing a Strategic Plan for our businesses.  With the beginning of a new year, there were lots of options and ideas.  As we slowly began to hear more about the Coronavirus, most took this information … Read more

FATHER: HIS IMPACT & INFLUENCE ON HIS CHILDREN & THEIR LIVES

What is a definition of a “father”? One is “Fathers, like mothers, are pillars in the development of a child’s emotional well-being. Children look to their fathers to lay down the rules and enforce them. They also look to their fathers to provide a feeling of security, both physical and emotional.”  “Children want to make their fathers proud, and … Read more

Abilities You Have to Help Others

During my term as President of the (NAWBO) National Association of Women Business Owners – Charlotte (2006-2007), I was pleasantly surprised by a request from the Charlotte International House.  Previously, I had met the manager of this establishment (at that time) and agreed to be of assistance with an international businessman, who had a business … Read more

Ideas for Working Parents Dealing with Home Schooling

                                                                                                                    POOR TEACHING EXAMPLES Teaching is not as easy as many may think, especially if the students are your own children. Many students are not comfortable for their parents to take the role of their teachers, just as many parents find teaching their children to be very stressful. Keep in mind that the parents are … Read more

Now is the time for New Beginnings

With Spring comes lots of reminders of this being the time of year for a “fresh start and new beginnings.”  As the chill of winter diminishes, trees burst full of leaves and flowers pop open everywhere.  Baby chicks and rabbits also begin appearing across the landscapes.  All of these are signs of HOPE.  And this … Read more

How to Instill Hope When Surrounded By Negativity

Chances are all have seen horrible car accidents too often. You can be having normal day when suddenly a driver becomes distracted, or another car hits the brakes to avoid a dog or something, and an accident occurs. Or you may look away from the road for only a few seconds, and you find yourself … Read more

How To Keep Morale & Attitudes Positive in the Workplace

Time passes, and yet the battle against the Coronavirus continues to make our lives grueling and an up-hill battle.  Sadly, there are still many young adults and older teens, who refuse to face or accept reality, and thus behave with defiance and a smuggness, as if to dare the disease to affect them.  This age … Read more

Where Does Mental Health Rank on Employers’ Priority List

In case you hadn’t noticed, there has been a substantial increase in “workplace violence”.  In fact, these have occurred in a wide variety of industries and levels of employment.  The impact of hand guns is not necessarily the basis for this increase. Whether in schools, manufacturing firms, theaters, malls, etc., the increase in anger and violence … Read more