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→
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)
Executive Coach and Confidant
Minute ShiftIdeas for small but significant changes. Sent weekly. About 60 seconds out of your day. Swear.
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→
What are you tolerating?
A toleration refers to something that’s bugging you but doesn’t have dramatic consequences if you don’t handle it.
Recently my computer mouse stopped scrolling up. It would work for one scroll but then I’d have to use the arrow keys or the bar on the side to scroll up any further. I tried cleaning the dust out of the mouse but it didn’t help so I just dealt with it for a couple of weeks.Read the Post→