5 Tips to a Better Morning Routine

Want to have more productive and healthier days?  Pay attention to how you start, right from the moment you open your eyes. A successful morning routine puts you in a positive mindset while taking care of your basic needs. Whether drinking eight ounces of water before...

Get Flexible! Winning the Changing Game of Work/Life Equity

Your access to communications, both work and personal, is increasingly easy, carried with you, and psychologically demanding.  If you are connected to wifi or broadband (and when aren’t you?), you have the ability to work. And if you have the ability, it can be...

True Grit: Resilience in Times of Change

In business, it sometimes seems that change is the only constant.   Companies evolve in ever-changing competitive markets. Organizational structures shift based on competitive positioning or to improve financial results.   The resulting reorganizations, restructures,...

Are You a New Boss? How Good Leaders Manage Tough Conversations

As a new supervisor, you understand that supervising employees brings the responsibility of leading strategy and directing priorities.  What you may underestimate, however, is the challenge that comes with addressing an employee’s poor performance. The anxiety of...

Working With Difficult Colleagues – Strategies to Stay Sane

The mental load of working with difficult personalities can be exhausting. A great project can be subverted by a naysayer or your intentions undermined by a cynic. Maybe you find yourself stuck in a conversation with the office complainer, your blood pressure rising...