Dealing With Workplace Issues

Conflict is an everyday process of life. Not all disputes have to be negative or nasty. Conflict can be an excellent process to further communication and share thoughts for all to hear. With the age of social media, conflict resolution seems to be a fading skill. Things are either said mostly behind someone’s back, on…

Dealing with a Horrible Boss?

There may come a time when you will have to work for a horrible boss. You might be working for that person now. They may harass you daily, set unreal expectations and continuously play the blame game which means blaming you! As much as you want them to change that may not happen but there…

Interview Techniques: Scoring Sheets

“Don’t Let Your Eyes Deceive You” There are many great interviewing techniques some will apply to you and some may not. I will show a couple of reasons for using scoring sheets during interviews. Using scoring sheets can remove bias which may happen when using only your “eyes” to select the best candidate for your…

Losing the Fear of Public Speaking

I ABSOLUTELY enjoy public speaking! I love public speaking whether it’s in class, at work or training workshops it doesn’t matter. I know a lot of you are probably making faces and saying who actually likes speaking in front of others. Believe me I get just as frightened as you are, but there is something…

Pain the Ultimate Motivator???

I read an article about Myron Rolle, a Rhode Scholar winner and there was a discussion in one of his classes where the question was posed “Where do you get your passion from?” Two options were given: 1. A burning desire to do something wonderful. 2. A deep righteous anger about a particular injustice. Let’s…

Office Rules for Nice Guys (and Gals)

Ever heard the expression “nice guys finish last”, well there is a bit of truth to it but I prefer to believe that actually its “ naïve guys finish last”. There is being nice and then there is being taken advantage of. You have to know the difference and know exactly what is happening to…

Procrastination is about Fear not Laziness

We are all trying to fix problems of old and move in a positive direction (probably for the hundredth time or so). Gym memberships have increased, as well as hunger pains from newly started diets and bank accounts should be full of savings, well maybe not. I know for some people their number one resolution is to…