The little things can make a big difference

As the year draws to a close, it is a time to reflect on the things that we appreciate, not only in our personal lives, but our professional lives, as well. Simple things I appreciate: 1. “Control z” — the “undo” function or the backspace key — is the most practical...

Personal problems can cause setbacks at work

Without setbacks and mistakes, no experience. Without experience, no learning. — Robbie Vorhaus ••• I’ve had a rough week— I experienced several setbacks every day of this entire week. Now, for me to divulge this is highly unusual. It’s not in my vocabulary to say...

Taking a breath of wellness in workplace

Did you know that you can control your response to stress at work? It is called “controlled breathing” and it is simple to learn to do. Let’s face it, work can be stressful! Not all stress is “bad.” Some stress is good and helps motivate us to meet goals and finish...

Kindness should spill over to workplace

“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: Kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” — Mother Teresa Why is it so hard for some people to be kind to others? In many work...