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

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

COMMUNICATION CAN EASILY BE THE WEAK LINK

What do you believe is important to relay to your employees in order that they believe you consider them helpful and valuable?  Though a decent salary is appreciated, other forms of support are critical, too.  Most people value being given continued training to grow and be challenged. How do you like being kept involved and … Read more

FACTORS NECESSARY FOR A SUCCESSFUL FUTURE

Selecting your Life’s Path What made you choose your career path?  Did it take long to decide?  Your personality should match the career you choose.  A person’s character isn’t determined at the time of their birth, but suddenly some of those basic personality traits begin to form.  There was an old saying “spare the rod, … Read more

Best Approach for a Positive, Productive Outcome

Practice Ethical, Honest Behavior Daily When the topic of “good employers” and “good places to work” is discussed, what is the basis of such a label?  Of course, being paid a good salary is valued, but other high-ranking points with employees include being respected, having wise and effective leadership, provided good benefits, continued growth and … Read more

Have the Changes our Federal Government Has Made this Year Produced any Significant Improvements for its Citizens

Our country has experienced so many challenges the past 18 months that most citizens have been affected in one way or another.  For example, those who are business owners have been required to pay more for their employees, which has caused them to reduce the number of employees as their business activity has yet to … Read more

WHAT MAKES THE BIGGEST IMPACT ON THE FUTURE?

  To Make a Difference Requires Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone It is easy to complain about all the negative activity around us, as we have all had to cope with so many hurdles and hardships over the past 16 months or so, and granted it has caused us a lot of stress and … Read more

Changes Companies & People Can Make to Protect our Earth’s Climate

Studies continue to be done confirming the substantial changes to our Earth, on which the climate is growing more critical daily.  Large portions of glaciers are breaking off and floating away, happening more often, and temperatures of the Earth increase and even more at our two poles. As most know, there are many factors that … 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