Summer has finally made an appearance, so here are a few fun-at-work ideas that lend themselves nicely to the quieter pace (for most of you at least) of summer in your workplace:
No one wants to fire a client. In business we all know it is hard work attracting and retaining clients –so the last thing most of us want to do is lose a client we already have in our client pool. But then again, there are nightmare clients who actually do more harm to your business than good and its these types of clients every businessman and business woman should avoid at all costs – including firing them if need be.
Whenever we ask our retired clients “what is the single most important thing to have for an incredible retirement?”, they always say good health. Here are 4 tips to better health in retirement.
As a foster child with limited knowledge about my birth parents (my father in particular) it always bothered me that I simply didn’t know much about my own heritage and family DNA. Countless nights I would lay in bed and wonder – who am I? I was blessed to be raised by Jim and Edwina Watson who were my 13th foster family. And although they did their best to provide me with the essentials in life and provided me with the love and support needed to grow into myself and succeed, the fact remained that the lack of my personal family history has always haunted me.
Have a toddler? Don’t know when to introduce the potty? Watch this video and get some tips on what to expect.
People love to give to charity, but there are literally thousands and thousands of charities from which to choose, so how do you make sure your dollars are going to the best possible cause?
Here are 4 tips to make sure your money goes as far as possible with the biggest impact possible:
Tight home budgets and busy work schedules can put a damper on our hopes for an exciting summer. Don’t wallow too long in your despair, people. Give the “no-fun” summer attitude the boot today, because your awesome summer awaits you – and it’s in your control to enjoy no matter what challenges you are facing! Here are eight simple tips on how to plan for, and create, a summer “staycation” for yourself and those you are closest to.
We all have trouble communicating at times. We get tired, we are stressed out, we lose patience and sometimes we just don’t get our co-workers or bosses. If you’ve ever lost your temper at work, had a misunderstanding or had to deal with a conflict, you know how important it is to communicate effectively. Unfortunately, we don’t always have the skills or awareness to know exactly what to do. Or, we’re good communicators who sometimes forget our skills at the door.
Financial scams often go unreported and can be difficult to prosecute. Here are three common scams and what you can do to avoid them:
A few weeks ago, in my weekly e-zine Inspiring Workplaces, I raised the issue of employees not speaking up in their workplaces. I was flooded with responses from subscribers adding to the list of reasons employees don’t feel comfortable speaking up to their senior managers. Some told stories of how they were fired for speaking up too often at work, while others had been demoted or reprimanded for speaking up. And one person shared how she was let go for not speaking up enoughat work!