Boss Reject Ideas

Ever have a boss who says they want new ideas and then isn’t open to them? This can be frustrating, and in some cases, defeating. What to do when your boss rejects your ideas can actually be a chance to improve your communications style and preparation. Try these suggestions for preparing and presenting business ideas…

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Great Leaders Rise Early

Being successful takes a lot of dedication, determination, and preparation. You also must plan, be proactive, and set goals that you’re willing to work hard for. “It is well to be up before daybreak, for such habits contribute to health, wealth, and wisdom.” Aristotle Great leaders are known to have a schedule they follow carefully.…

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Technique to Accomplish More

We all have busy days, with lots of interruptions, and distractions. How would you like to get a lot done and still feel refreshed when it’s time to go home? Many time management techniques have been developed over the years. Some are more effective than others. Here is a simple technique you can use to…

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Unplug from technology

The pressure to always check our smartphone or computer is unrelenting. Imagine if you were to count how many times you check email, text, social media, just to name a few. I think we all would be very shocked to learn how high the number is. Some apps are specifically designed to keep you coming…

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conflict at work

  Work can be the worst place to deal with conflict of any kind. Especially conflict with a colleague. It is important to maintain a professional working relationship with others, especially if you work as part of a team. Conflicts at work can be disruptive, impact your credibility, and self-esteem. Whether you’re new to the…

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protecting most precious asset

Money and investments are certainly high on the list of precious assets. However, you can earn back money you lost or find new investment opportunities. Another precious assest is professional relationships. Your professional network is extremely important to your success. However, to a large extent, your network is in fact renewable. You can repair wounded…

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Embrace Change

What is it about change that freaks us out and keeps us stuck? We’ve done our due diligence, we want this change and yet, something is preventing us from making it.   Change can be scary. Change is about the unknown, or figuring out a new way of doing things. Learning to accept change at…

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Are you like me, and don’t like working in an open office environment? I don’t think I’m alone in this. Nearly 70% of employers in the US have adopted an open office layout even though numerous studies have found that they reduce productivity, and increase distractions. It originally may have been to foster collaboration, and…

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