Work/Life Blog

04
Aug

Being Overwhelmed and Getting Past the OMG! Feeling

Most of us get overwhelmed at work and in life sometimes, or often.  We each react to it differently depending on two things:  the facts confronting us and the feelings that arise.  So, it matters how we learn to soothe ourselves and calm ourselves down so we can unpack the facts into doable chunks.  ...

04
Aug

Motivation and Employee Engagement

Motivation and employee engagement are perennial business concerns.  There are more articles and news stories about increasing drops in performance and the costs of under-performing particularly in our current financial uncertainty.  Part of this must have to do ...

04
Aug

Randy Pausch “Last Lecture”

I'm struck with sadness over the distance between understanding the meaning of the life journey and the bereft gay youth who ended their lives without a chance to know it.  Are we disallowing our children's dreams? httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo Related articles Time is precious. How will you spend it? (mayoclinic.com) Randy Pausch's ...

04
Aug

Don’t choose to be a victim at work – 4 strategies

The "V" in Victim Stands for Volunteer There are countless opportunities every day to choose to be a victim at work.  In the workplace the most challenging instances come from peers, superiors and clients.  We react to criticism, judgments, ...

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