Have Fun, Recharge, & Enjoy the Holiday Season

With the holidays in full swing, it is very important to take time away from the stresses, deadlines, & headaches that work sometimes mandates on our daily lives.  Even if only for a day or two, relax, recharge, and get yourself mentally/emotionally prepared to hit the ground running in 2014. Some people believe that “downtime” […]

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Tis The Season…

Now that the busy holiday season is upon us, there is truly excitement.  Unfortunately, that “excitement” is usually separated into two categories:  Happiness or Stress. A person’s outlook on the season definitely “frames” how they will take in the holidays.  Those that are calm, relaxed find a way to take in all the positive sensory […]

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I Am Second…

I had the opportunity to watch a 30-minute YouTube video (“I Am Second…”) last weekend on the trials and tribulations of the widely successful Duck Dynasty family, The Robertsons. The piece featured the patriarch, Phil Robertson, along with his wife Kay, youngest son Jep, and grandson Reed. What resonated most with me while watching the […]

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Just Shoot It Straight…

Today, people are so cautious to not hurt anybody’s feelings that the ability to give someone a direct, straight answer has become the exception, not the norm.   Society really just wants you to tell it what it wants to hear vs. what it needs to hear.  This is especially true when we hear about “bullying”, […]

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The Key To Leading People Starts With This…

We want people to believe in us and be able to potentially lead them in a work environment.  This is especially true if you run a company, a division, or a department.  Many times we wonder why employees just don’t “engage” the way in which we would like or want.  Is it because they are […]

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