Run, Forrest, Run!!!!!!!!!!!!

As we are set to close week one of November, my brain has been fixated on the holidays.   Thanksgiving is right around the corner, Catherine’s obsession with Black Friday, Christmas, and of course the New Year.  With the new year comes the one thing that I hate the most, a New Year’s resolution.  IContinue reading “Run, Forrest, Run!!!!!!!!!!!!”

Gossip, Gossip, Gossip – Why can’t people just shut their trap?

Let’s face it, gossip runs rampant in just about every workplace, right?  I swear that sometimes it seems as if people literally have nothing better to do than gossip about each other.  They talk about the company, they talk about co-workers, and OF COURSE they talk about their managers.  They can frequently take something thatContinue reading “Gossip, Gossip, Gossip – Why can’t people just shut their trap?”

Mornings suck! How to make my mornings and days more productive and more POSITIVE!

Wake up! How you start off your morning will have a huge impact on how the rest of your day transpires.  If you start off in a negative state of mind, that will more that likely persist and transpire for the rest of the day.  On the other hand, if you start off your morningContinue reading “Mornings suck! How to make my mornings and days more productive and more POSITIVE!”

Hey Hey You You – Come “meet the team” – The interview process continues…

So you are working your way through the interview process and you get the call, “Come in for a “meet the team” style interview where you will meet the people you’ll be working with if you’re the candidate we choose. The style of these interviews are normally much more informal that the previous ones andContinue reading “Hey Hey You You – Come “meet the team” – The interview process continues…”

How to get crap done when you are a busy person

I have 2 criteria for everything I do: 1. Does it move my life forward? 2. Does it move my business forward? Now some of you do not have your own business, but what you can relate it to is, Does it help my career go forward? If the answer is no, it doesn’t goContinue reading “How to get crap done when you are a busy person”

I hope you all read this BEFORE you put your shoes on today…

I have been thinking about this subject for a few days now.  I went to lunch the other day and had lunch with a very good client/friend of mine and this topic came up in conversation over a delicious meal.  After some of the things I heard I wanted to puke but never-the-less it wasContinue reading “I hope you all read this BEFORE you put your shoes on today…”

Stop being such a little wimpy butt…

How many of you can identify a constant complainer in less than 5 seconds? Ready, Set, Go!  Did you identify somebody?  Is that person your significant other?  if so, keep that part to yourself for the sake of your day.  But seriously you know who I’m talking about, the person who complains about everything under theContinue reading “Stop being such a little wimpy butt…”

Help, How can I be more assertive?

This question is brought to me time and time again.  New managers, young executives, new executives and newly married couples all struggle with being assertive.  The one fear is that they do not want to be the “A**hole”  Legit fear, right?  Here are ten ways to be more assertive without being “that person”: 1. ExamineContinue reading “Help, How can I be more assertive?”