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Fast-Paced Work Environment

May 7, 2018

Help wanted, fast-paced work environment, with challenging engagements that bring out the best in those interested in career growth.   Now that the economy seems to be gaining traction and stability, I’m starting to think about hiring again. Fast-Paced and Challenging So, my first step in this hiring process is writing a draft of an…

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May 3, 2018

Everyone, including you, is manipulative. It’s just the way we are. But, is that bad? Typical Manipulation A pastor comments to a church member how impressed he is with the member’s biblical knowledge and asks the member to volunteer to lead a Bible study class.  A husband suggests to his wife what a wonderful cook…

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Anything vs Everything

Apr 30, 2018

I just left a planning meeting for an event to raise donations for a local not-for-profit group.  As I’m sure you know, these events require lots of help to accomplish the many tasks needed to make the event successful.  At this particular meeting, one attendee, for some unknown reason, was so excited about the event…

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Work Slump

Apr 26, 2018

Ever felt like every day at work is a Monday? And, Mondays are bad because you have four more days of Monday just to get to two days of freedom before starting all over. The Dreaded Work Slump If this was a job you first enjoyed and found fulfilling, but now dread; you may be…

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Apr 23, 2018

When I think of happy, I immediately think of Snoopy from the Charles Schulz cartoon Peanuts doing his happy dance. He has a big smile, his feet are dancing, his arms are open wide – he has not a care in the world. That is really happy. Key to Happiness Of course, I’ve never been…

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Do Your Best

Apr 19, 2018

I love watching college basketball. Basketball I’m not really a sports fan. Consequently, I do not watch many other sports, but there are several things about college basketball I enjoy. Unpredictable First, it’s unpredictable. These are 18 and 19-year old kids who are at an awkward maturity level.  Many of their decisions during a game…

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Workplace Conflicts

Apr 16, 2018

As long as there is work to do and it is to be done by people, there will be workplace conflicts. Approaches to Workplace Conflicts As a business owner and entrepreneur, we can take two approaches to managing our staff.  We can work hard and spend energy to make sure our workplace is free of…

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Sense of Purpose

Apr 12, 2018

Do you have a sense of purpose today? Assuming you are a businessperson, what exactly is your purpose today? Is it to sell more cell phones than your coworkers? Is it to complete a corporate promotional program you have been working on for weeks?  Is it to finish cutting soybeans so you can put the…

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Your Digital Presence

Apr 9, 2018

What have you posted online lately? Are you concerned it might be misinterpreted, be used not as you originally intended, or used against you in the future? Target Audience In general, my target audience is readers who care about business issues and are open to my take on biblical values. When I first started posting…

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Spending Problems

Apr 5, 2018

Spending problems are not just limited to individuals. Solutions to Spending Problems for Individuals Typical solutions to an individual’s spending problems include: Overcome the “if I only had more money” attitude, Overcome the “I deserve a treat” attitude, Overcome the “it won’t happen to me” attitude, Pay off your debt, Create a personal spending plan, and…

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