Category Archives: Business

“Behind an able man there are always other able men” – Chinese Proverb

Teams are in every aspect of our Life and Business – Husband/Wife, Parents/Children, Boss/Employee, even within our friendships we all bring our unique talents to achieve our daily and long term goals. Teams involve more people, thus affording more resources, … Continue reading

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New Year Resolve – Get Organized aka Less Clutter

As I resolve to get organized, I’ve discovered I’m inundated by a plethora of useless ewaste. There are so many great blogs to help get organized; don’t shy away from calling in the ‘experts’ if you can’t release the clutter … Continue reading

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Learn to Say “No”

Some people are incapable of saying no when asked for help.  They are eager to please and always willing to pitch in.  But at some point, being agreeable becomes counterproductive.  Know your limits and realize when you are piling on … Continue reading

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Open the Door

The best solution to a problem isn’t always going to come from the people you’ve always gone to for solutions.  Open the door and let some fresh faces in.  The people who will have the biggest impact on your business … Continue reading

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Appreciation

People want to feel what they do makes a difference. Continuous, supportive communication from managers, supervisors, associates and on the personal end family and friends is too often under emphasized.  It is a major, major motivator. Say thanks and don’t … Continue reading

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Who’s at the Meeting

According to What They Still Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School one of my all time favorite book recommendations ~ Each of us brings something different to the table through our innate business style.  Here is a clever list … Continue reading

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Achievement

“What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.” ~ … Continue reading

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Credit

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. ~ Indira Gandhi

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Confrontation

Confrontation Without Tears People in business have trouble with confrontation because they confront out of emotion.  A situation upsets them and they instinctively feel the need to lash out.  They let their emotions take over when their mind should be … Continue reading

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Working for Nothing

When my boys and student clients ask me how they can find a job they will really like, during a time when businesses are cutting back, I tell them “Work for nothing.  If you’re as good as you think you … Continue reading

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