As I have done for the last several years, instead of coming up with a soon-to-be-abandoned New Years Resolution, I choose three words to guide thoughts and activities for the year. This method was inspired by Chris Brogan and it’s been so useful and effective I’ve kept it up. Consider giving it a try if you, like most of us, never seem to see resolutions through to real change.Read the Post→
It’s not the work that’s tough.
It’s time and people
that make your job stressful.
Take internal control of external forces.
Use time wisely and master on-the-job relationships. Let’s go.
Mary Kutheis (kooth-ice)
Business Coach and Confidant
Minute ShiftIdeas for small but significant changes. Sent weekly. About 60 seconds out of your day. Swear.
People can be unbearably annoying. For the most part, people are kind and considerate. I truly believe that. But in small part people are selfish, myopic, me-first, boors. The sobering insight about that is how little it takes to give that impression.Read the Post→
This has happened twice recently and so many times in the past that I’m going to rant here for a minute. There’s a point, I promise.
I attend several networking events a month and most of them include an educational segment with a featured speaker.
At two recent events I was the victim of the Sidebar Conversation. This is a conversation an attendee starts with his or her “neighbor” – during the presentation. It may be about the topic, but it’s still a conversation while the speaker is speaking. And it’s rude.Read the Post→