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How to Keep Work From Taking Over Your Entire Life

Just another thing hanging over your head.”  This common expression now comes in poster form.  Or should I say, art form.  Here’s the image making the rounds on Pinterest: Picture a massive white canvass, 6 feet tall, framed in gold, hanging over a modern navy bed in a light-filled.

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It’s OK to Admit You Had it Rough

When it comes to bad circumstances.  There are two kinds of people.  The people who want to prove they have it worse than other people.  And the people who will tell you others had it worse than they did. I usually fall into the second group.  Telling yourself other.

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Two Mental Shifts That Will Change Your Life, Immediately

There’s your life, and there’s the way you process your life.  We all have an outside life and an inside life.  While the events of our life are happening, there’s a parallel interior talk track accompanying them. Here are two mental shifts that will help you experience more happiness,.

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You Did Not Get Divorced Over a Ham Sandwich

My neighbor thinks his wife divorced him because of a ham sandwich.  He’ll tell anyone who will listen about the crazy woman who left him all because one night, instead of having dinner with the family, he made himself a ham sandwich. That one sandwich ruined 20 years of.

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Why Watching Movies Makes You a Better Business Person

How often do you indulge your creative spirit? Creativity makes you happier and successful.  Yet for many people, their work is devoid of creativity.  Sometimes it seems like organizations specialize in sucking the creative spark out of people.  Roles and departments get siloed and with no outside creative energy,.

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How to Get Yourself in the Mood to Start Anything

Do you have trouble getting started? Whether it’s writing a report, scoping a big IT project, or simply welling up the energy to clean out your closet, many of us procrastinate because we’re simply not in the mood to start. As a writer, I’m well acquainted with the perils.

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Why Participation Trophies Erode Confidence

You didn’t win, but here’s a trophy for trying. Go you! Participation trophies are emblems of millennial entitlement, a well-intended effort to make kids feel special, even when they lost. It’s time to call it a day on this ruse. Kids know when they lose! If you want to.

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How to Rule the World of Work: 12 Habits Holding Women Back

Are you great with details?  Are you a team player? Are you a rock star networker? Those qualities will help your career – until they hurt your career. If you’re a man reading this and you’re about to stop, hang in there. You’re about to discover some new information.

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Values: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong

Have you heard about the fast growth Houston, Texas company that had their core values etched in stone in their lobby? Integrity was at the top. Still struggling to remember? They became really famous. It was Enron. Epic level value failures like Enron show up frequently in the news..

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2 Reasons So Many People are Reluctant to Be Positive

Is there an incentive to be friendly?   For many people, there are actually more incentives to be negative. Recently, we were working with a client who was trying to improve their customer service.   Despite training, continual prompting and incentives, several team members were reluctant to be positive..

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