Print BlogIn today’s world, many of us lead stressful lives. It could be your job, an illness, personal relationships, a feeling of not having a purpose.
Print BlogNot long ago, I ran into an old acquaintance of mine. I hadn’t seen Charlie in a few years, in fact, not since his former company “went south,” as the expression goes. He had been a faithful employee of the manufacturing company for several years, but despite his best efforts, the company could not make it. He received his “pink slip,” and a bit of severance and they said good-bye. He and his wife moved to Ohio to be
Print Blog“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to!” – Richard Branson It doesn’t matter what kind of business you run—a startup or a conglomerate—you are not entitled to employee loyalty.
Print BlogDo you find yourself making excuses to delay starting your work because you’re afraid the boss won’t like it?
Print BlogThe health club near to where I live is large, ultra-modern and quite busy. There is a lot of great equipment, and most of the cardio machines have small televisions built in with access to many cable channels. When I am not on the road, I enjoy working out to work off the hotel food. I usually show up at the gym early and get my exercise in before starting the day or driving to the airport. Exercising
Print BlogIt is my pleasure to start this post with a public service announcement for anyone new to landscaping his or her shrubs and flowerbeds. When you order bulk mulch from the landscape supply store, and they ask how many yards, remember that they’re talking cubic yards. Take my word for it; there’s a lot of mulch in a cubic yard. Our neighbors up the block, a very sweet young couple, recently decided to put down mulch around their bushes
Print BlogThe epidemic of stress is a real issue in the modern day. Jobs today are becoming increasingly demanding of our mental and physical capacities due to businesses evolving into more complex and global operations. Many of us are constantly caught in a struggle to meet project deadlines, replying to important emails, making presentations and sometimes dealing with difficult co-workers.
Print BlogA beloved friend was recently going through a health challenge with his heart rhythm. His cardiologist recommended a surgical procedure to bring the rhythm under control. We promised his wife that we would come to the hospital to give her support while he underwent the 45-minute procedure. It was a Wednesday morning, and we were certain that the surgical waiting area would be quiet and nearly empty. It was, after all, only 7:30 a.m. Similarity In The Dissimilar
Print BlogMy knee was acting up the other day. Nevertheless, I wanted some exercise, and so I brought out my bicycle with the wide tires. It is called a “City Bike,” and it is built for comfort not speed. It has (I’m told) about 21 gears, but under normal conditions, I think I use three of them. There was a time when I enjoyed jogging, but the cartilage in my knees has told me those days are behind me. I
Print BlogNo one aims for a life of mediocrity, to spend their work tenure under the shadow of their more talented peers. If you’re not careful, though, that’s exactly where you might end up.