I started practicing a 20-minute meditation right after my coffee is ready every morning. In fact, using the app DailyCalm.com, I have completed (as of today) 412 consecutive mornings. I highly recommend you give this a try.
In our crazy-busy world, most of us don’t take the time to slow down and... Read More
Recently, I ran across an acronym for TEAM that I hadn’t hear before, and it really got me thinking about what it means to be part of a team. The acronym is this:
While the normal acronym – “Together Everyone Achieves More” – tells what teams actually do, this new acronym... Read More
Can you believe this year is more than half over? Where has the time gone. If you are like me, you started this year with high expectations and goals – things that you were motivated to accomplish this year.
My question to you is: How’s it going? Have you moved closer to... Read More
Being a good communicator is essential to be successful in business today. Good communications, however, involves more than just being able to speak eloquently. It means being able to read others and evaluate situations in the moment. Here are 5 essential strategies for being an effective communicator:
- Really Listen to What is... Read More
In today’s society, expressing negative emotions – especially anger – is not encouraged. We normally associate anger with aggressiveness…but the truth is that only about 10% of the time does anger result in aggressive behavior.
Most of the time, we tend to suppress our anger. And while that may seem like... Read More
It is always a sad day for me when I open the door in the early morning and it’s chilly enough to require wearing a sweatshirt.
Even before the leaves start to turn those first cooler days are Mother Nature’s warning bell that our beloved summer at the Jersey Shore is in its annual swan song.
Of course, as a “Local”... Read More
Do you remember having weeks (or months!) to write a book report in school, only to wait until the night before to actually write it? Then you, my friend, at some point in your life have been a procrastinator. Whether you are a habitual procrastinator or just find it happening every... Read More
Are you feeling stressed at work? Can’t stop your mind from racing about all those projects and to do lists that aren’t getting done? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. According to the recent Attitudes in the American Workplace poll, about 80% of American workers feel some sort of stress at... Read More
We all want to succeed at work. In most cases, work is a team sport so it’s important to understand what it takes to work together as a team. Supporting each other so in the end, the team shines. Here are 5 essential components of a highly successful team.
- Communicates... Read More
It’s summer, the weather is beautiful, and you and your coworkers are stuck in the office. You find your mind drifting to summer barbeques, days at the beach – all while staring at that spreadsheet on your screen. This scenario is starting to play out in offices across the country. So,... Read More